Google is consistently and continuously making good progress. Google knows what to do and how to do. In June quarter, Google posted 24% growth on a gross revenue basis over a year ago, or 25% growth excluding traffic acquisition costs. In the same period, Yahoo posted 2% revenue growth, or zero growth ex-TAC. At the same time, Google posted 23% growth in revenue from owned sites, with a 30% increase from network sites and Yahoo reported a 3% increase in marketing revenue from owned sites, including an 8% drop in search ad revenue, with a 7% rise from network sites. It is a clear indicator that Google is winner (Google vs. Yahoo).
Let us see how the things turn up with Yahoo and Microsoft search alliance.