Competition-Antitrust - quotes

“Our goal is to get to the 90 percent of users who don’t need to have the most advanced features of Office. … We’re going to get to the the 90 percent. If you need the last 10 percent, you’ll want to use the desktop.” Amit Singh, Google VP Enterprise, All Things Digital, 12-24-12;

“We're still 1 percent to where we should be. I feel a deep sense of responsibility to try to move things along. Not enough people are focused on big change. Part of what I'm trying to do is take Google as a case study and really scale our ambition such that we are able to cause more positive change in the world and more technological change. I have a deep feeling that we are not even close to where we should be.” Google CEO Larry Page, Fortune Interview, 12-11-12

“…what I'm trying to do is to get a technology company that continues to scale its impact and aspirations in its everyday. We're at a certain scale now, but I don't see any particular reason why we shouldn't be much bigger, more impactful than we are now. … gradually, every day we increase our scale a little bit. It's probably incremental in that way.” Google CEO Larry Page, Fortune Interview, 12-11-12

“I think there's no company you would choose that would be better positioned to transition and innovate in mobile advertising and monetization. We've got all the pieces we need to do that going forward.” Google CEO Larry Page, Fortune Interview, 12-11-12

“We've had tremendous focus on really making sure we have very accurate, very structured data about everything. We've been working on maps for seven years now or something, and a lot of that is to get exact data on like what is this street, and what is this business, what is the outline of this building. In order to meet our users' needs, the more accurate, the more detailed, the more structured the data we have, the better. That's why we bought ITA--to make sure we had better structured travel information.” Google CEO Larry Page, Fortune Interview, 12-11-12

“We're at a pretty big scale.” Google CEO Larry Page, Fortune Interview, 12-11-12

“The way we think about it is that our customer is our end-user. People are really trying to get some information and get honest, accurate, well-ranked information from us. That's our job one.” Google CEO Larry Page, Fortune Interview, 12-11-12

“AdMob has helped Google make a killing in mobile ads” , David Lawlee, Google’s Head of Acquisitions Department, in Slate.com, 3-29-12

“Even while the DoJ is reviewing a major purchase, Google works with staff at the new firm to train them on the search company’s ways of doing business. “We do not slow down our integration efforts at all during that time,” says Marcella Butler, a senior director of corporate development who manages how new firms are integrated into Google.” per Slate, 3-29-12

“The company’s scale, he said, could be instrumental in changing how the world works and how technological innovation happens. “A new intelligent infrastructure will emerge, we would argue, powered by Android,” he said. “This is something Google is working on.”” Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, at Mobile World Congress, 2-28-12, per New York Times

‘The operating margin we realize on revenues generated from ads placed on our Google Network members’ websites through our AdSense program is significantly lower than the operating margin we realize from revenues generated from ads placed on our websites because most of the advertiser fees from ads served on Google Network members’ websites are shared with our Google Network members. For the past five years, growth in advertising revenues from our websites has generally exceeded that from our Google Network members’ websites. This trend has had a positive impact on our operating margins, and we expect that this will continue for the foreseeable future, although the relative rate of growth in revenues from our websites compared to the rate of growth in revenues from our Google Network members’ websites may vary over time.’ Google Form 10-K filing, 12/31/10

“Google+ is Google itself. We’re extending it across all that we do—search, ads, Chrome, Android, Maps, YouTube—so that each of those services contributes to our understanding of who you are.” Google VP of Product Bradley Horowitz, in Wired 9-27-11

“The company really ought to give a heads-up when a business is tagged ‘reportedly closed,’ ” because those words alone are often enough to put off customers, he said. “Google doesn’t understand how much fear and discomfort businesses have about this. One company gets to decide if you’re open or closed in the online world.” search consultant, blogger Mike Blumenthal, reported in the New York Times, 9-6-11

“At Google, we give the impression of not managing the company because we don’t really. It sort of has its own borg-like quality if you will. it sort of just moves forward.”

“For a startup like ours, getting hacked and then kicked off of Google can put you out of business,” said Charles Lee, founder and CEO of mberry