18 Apr '11, 7am

Google revenue rises but profit misses forecasts: SAN FRANCISCO - With Mr Larry Page, Google's co-founder and it...

SAN FRANCISCO - With Mr Larry Page, Google's co-founder and its new chief executive, now at the helm, the search advertising giant reported financial results on Thursday that fell below Wall Street analysts' expectations. Not that Mr Page felt the need to explain. He stayed only a few minutes on a conference call with the analysts and left before taking their questions. "Maybe he doesn't want to do it every quarter, but there was nothing meaningful," said Mr Colin Gillis, an analyst with BGC Financial. The company reported that first-quarter revenue increased 27 per cent. While profits were also up, they fell short of analysts' predictions. "We've had a tremendous quarter," Mr Page said before leaving. He said "it shows the strength of our business and the continuing growth in the tech industry." The company had gone on a hiring spree - it added nearly 1,900 new workers du...

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