Google is finally showing results from heavy investments in areas beyond search, with notable inroads in the mobile, video and display markets and new chief executive Larry Page setting social networking as a top priority

News Corp takes Google fight to Brussels

Animosity about ‘content kleptomaniac’ has been brewing for years


The Google Inc. logo is displayed on a computer screen for a photograph in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, July 6, 2012. Google Inc., the worlds largest search engine, is scheduled to release earnings data on July 19. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
Smart way to invest cash and breathe life into some European start-ups
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There are precious few very large companies with such strong organic growth

Google turns to ‘soft power’ in Europe

Part four of series: Setbacks come despite lobbying push

Google pressed to reveal search formula

Berlin calls for more transparency on rankings algorithms

Google unleashes Android on new markets

Aims to supplant Nokia and set smartphone standard

Google warned of harder line from EU

Search group faces potentially more hostile European regime

Google debates ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

Company has received more than 100,000 deletion requests

Clock ticks on EU peace deal with Google

Failure to settle an antitrust dispute reflects a shift in political power

EU rejects Google’s antitrust deal again

About-turn follows a change in political climate

Google’s rivals turn up heat on EU probe

Group’s foes warn draft pact is dangerously misconceived

Biotech leader move shows Google ambitions

Levinson leaves Roche to focus on life sciences unit

Google hires top quantum computing expert

Technology group aims to vastly increase processing power of devices

Can’t see myself in Google Glass, says Luxottica chief

Del Vecchio would be embarrassed in interactive headset

Drone’s dog food delivery points to niche

Google explores opportunities for new technology in remote sites

Google tests drone deliveries in Australia

Group races Amazon to use self-flying vehicles commercially

Google considers creating child accounts

Facebook also considering opening service to under 13s

UK court to hear Google ‘internet abuse’ case

Businessman seeks to block defamatory material in search results

Mosley takes Google to UK High Court

Attempt to block material relating to sadomasochistic sex session

Google UK pays £20.4m corporation tax

Country accounts for $5.6bn of internet group’s revenues

Google sales jump on new ad formats

Top lieutenant Nikesh Arora exits for SoftBank

Google and Novartis work on ‘smart’ lens

Device for diabetics marks advance in wearable health devices