NVIDIA has a broad portfolio of GPU products. Its GPU products cater to specific markets and applications. GPUs are used across multiple end markets.
Neither Microsoft nor Yahoo! Inc. are likely to threaten Google in the near term. But Google must continue to evolve to sustain its market position.
On the surface, it seems like this deal would benefit Yahoo a lot. After all, Yahoo is struggling in the core search market.
NVIDIA’s business focuses on visual computing. It ensures and enforces connectivity through computer graphics. Its graphics chips cater to all of the major computing platforms.
There’s another market in which Google and Mozilla compete directly. It’s the low-cost smartphone operating system market.
Mozilla Firefox has a relatively smaller share of the browser market. But its decision to replace Google with Yahoo will hurt Google.
Google Express helps retailers grow business. But it also enables customers to avoid the need to visit stores, which reduces impulse purchases.
Google Express works directly with local retailers, while Amazon maintains its own warehouses and has a much larger selection of items to choose from.
Google’s product listing ads are the ads that appear alongside a search query. The ads link directly to an e-commerce site, where users can shop online.
Most downloaded apps are used only once, then deleted. This user behavior prompted changes to be made to Google’s AdMob.
Google’s DoubleClick is the go-to tool for marketers and agencies. And the number of ads impressions from DoubleClick has doubled year-over-year.
Google has improved its measurement tools. Google advertisers have found that mobile ad campaigns drive 15% more conversions than previously measured.
Google has started to take the mobile search business seriously. Google’s growth is also coming from smaller but fast-growing businesses like YouTube and Google Play.
Google mentioned that it’s expanding the reach of Play Music, Play Movies, and Play Books to increase this monetization opportunity.
Google Play is becoming an important business for Google. Google reported that the revenues from its “Other” segment grew by 50% year-over-year and 15% sequentially (quarter-over-quarter).
Google wants to get back into China, where it ceased its operations since 2010 due to a disagreement with the Chinese government on censorship issues.
Google cited a number of reasons why its growth has slowed in the UK. The main reason for the slow growth was the higher mix of Google searches from tablets and other mobile devices.
Google rolled out a product change for mobile users. It will add a “mobile-friendly” label to its mobile search results, according to a Google blog post on November 18.
During the 3Q14 earnings conference call, Google’s management mentioned that mobile search has started to become a more valuable business for Google and is now actually driving the growth of its online advertising business.
Google’s operating margins have declined from 27% in 3Q13 to 23% in 3Q14. Let’s find out why Google’s operating expenses continue to increase fast.