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Google profit beats forecasts for first time in six quarters

Google profit beats forecasts for first time in six quarters

Google Inc posted a better-than-expected profit for the first time in the last six quarters, as advertising revenue jumped for the largest Web search engine, lifting its stock about 10 percent on Thursday.

Google shares rise after online ad sales drive revenue higher

Google Inc reported higher quarterly revenue and profit as rising online ad volume offset a hit from the strong dollar, sending the Internet company`s shares higher in after-hours trading.

Smartphones cut into Google profit and share price

Net third-quarter profit fell five percent to $2.8 billion, while revenue grew 20 percent to $16.5 billion.

Google, Microsoft post ‘big profit jumps’

Internet search giant Google and software maker Microsoft have both reported rising profits.

Google shares fall 8% after earnings release blunder

Google shares plummeted 8 percent after the company published its third quarter earnings report more than three hours ahead of schedule.