×

Google's big quarter: All about mobile and expansion

It's been a busy quarter for Google. Details about its new operating system, Android 5.0, dubbed Lollipop, were released on Wednesday.

"Alongside it, they also unveiled the new Nexus phone and tablets to showcase the latest features. They've also promised greater integration with wearables, which finally have competition from Apple and because of that, many say the first chance to break through," said Jeremy Rosenberg, head of digital at Allison and Partners.

Google
Justin Solomon | CNBC

This quarter, the behemoth also released a shopping and shipping service that can put them head to head with Amazon Prime.

Read MoreGoogle expands Amazon Prime rival to more cities

Google Express has a subscription model, and has partnered with brick-and-mortar stores, including Walgreens, Costco and Staples. Rosenberg says leveraging these significant relationships will "make things happen."

Read More Apple's stock is as popular as its iPhones

Rosenberg says one area to continue to pay attention to will be new privacy laws that have taken effect in Europe.

"Local jurisdictions will continue to examine the reputation impact of Google's long-tale search results that is still winding it's way through courts," he said.

Latest Special Reports

  • Snapchat

    Full coverage on Snapchat's IPO, including in-depth roadshow coverage, expert analysis, and opening stock prices.

  • Watch investments

    Covering the full set of tools and strategies for long-term investors: How to take everyday market fluctuations in stride, and when to know it’s time to take action or protect against a major economic shifts.

  • Trillions of dollars are invested in exchange-traded funds, and there's a place for them in every investor's portfolio.

Technology