Quote of the Day

Google just reported their Q2-2006 earnings, and their sequential growth is just 9% over Q1-2006 (the wallstreet whisper number was 10%). This confirms that the search slowdown is industry wide. Note that almost half of that gain in revenue for Google is not natural growth, its one-time growth coming from more ads placed on top of the natural web results (specifically the state where they have 3 ads, e.g. the flowers query). ”
Yahoo engineer Amr Awadallah, via David Jackson’s Seeking Alpha blog