By Dominic Jones on April 18, 2010
REUTERS, the news division of information services giant Thomson Reuters, has published an ill-informed, inaccurate and one-sided article about Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) announcement that it will use its website rather than paid PR wires to distribute its financial results.
By Dominic Jones on April 16, 2010
GOOGLE INC. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will begin making announcements about its financial performance solely through its investor relations website, making it the most prominent company to take advantage of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) guidance on using company websites for disclosure under Regulation FD.
By Dominic Jones on October 15, 2009
ANALYSTS and investors have long complained that management at some companies manipulate the flow of information to the market and play favorites by carefully screening which questions they take on their earnings calls. Now Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has taken the lead to bring transparency to the earnings call question queue by inviting analysts — [...]
By Dominic Jones on March 17, 2007
GOOGLE INC. has acquired software that has enormous potential to help investors of all types make sense of large volumes of financial and stock market data. The powerful Trendalyzer software, developed by the Gapminder Foundation in Sweden, creates animated charts from dull data in ways that investors of all persuasions will find both more appealing [...]
By Dominic Jones on January 2, 2007
BLOGGERS are questioning whether Google Inc.’s official corporate blog qualifies as a blog because the company does not permit readers to comment on its posts. The debate was sparked after Google posted a year-end review touting impressive traffic statistics for its Official Google Blog, a website the company says is its corporate blog. By the [...]
By Dominic Jones on October 20, 2006
I’M HAVING a bit of fun here, but shouldn’t the quintessential Web company be just a little more hip to using new technologies in its communications with investors? Google Inc. — which just acquired web video sensation YouTube for $1.65 billion — webcasted it earnings call yesterday using investor relations website outsourcing service Shareholder.com, a [...]