How Did Google Do In 2012? $50 Billion Of Revenue, Says An "Incredibly Excited" Larry Page
From Fast Company
January 23, 2013 - 5:55am
"Not a bad achievement in just a decade and a half," said the CEO. His voice may have sounded a little croaky, but the message Larry Page was conveying was that Google is in rude health. The CEO was making a conference call to mark the firm's Q4 results, up 36% year-on-year, and reveal its fiscal year for 2012. He also hinted that he wasn't fazed by the arrival of Facebook's Graph Search in search injun engine territory, Google's core business, but said that he believes his firm's Knowledge Graph will eventually create the perfect search engine, something he sees as being quasi-telepathic. Another couple of juicy little nuggets were also revealed yesterday. First up is just how much money Gangnam Style has earned on YouTube. Total revenue from plays currently stands at around $8 million pounds, said CBO Nikesh Arora, meaning that Google has earned itself $4 million, with Psy taking...
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