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    Google misses revenue targets: spends too much on Glass?

    This marks the fifth consecutive quarter the search giant has fallen short of estimates.
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    Re: Google misses revenue targets: spends too much on Glass?

    I hope this doesn't mean Google will stop pouring money into R&D to keep the shareholders happy, ok some of their ideas fail but at least they are trying new things!

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    Re: Google misses revenue targets: spends too much on Glass?

    Absolutely, we need innovators. I think it would be short sighted of shareholders. Investment in these kinds of projects is about securing market leadership for industries in their infancy.

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    Re: Google misses revenue targets: spends too much on Glass?

    In percentage terms, they really didn't miss by much......are those differences really classed as missing the target?

    The difference between 14.48bn and 14.61 is about 0.8%
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    Re: Google misses revenue targets: spends too much on Glass?

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    In percentage terms, they really didn't miss by much......are those differences really classed as missing the target?

    The difference between 14.48bn and 14.61 is about 0.8%
    It crazy that such a small miss on such good profits is classified as bad. It sad how short sighted stock holding is nowadays. It always how much profit can I have this quarter instead of how much profit can I have in 10 years time. Wish more investors where like warren buffet...
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    Re: Google misses revenue targets: spends too much on Glass?

    If one of the two executive officers is an idiot, it isn't Larry Page's fault.

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