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SAN FRANCISCO, April 16- Google Inc's Internet business revenue grew 19 percent in the first quarter, as its expanding volume of online ads offset declining prices. The number of "paid clicks" by consumers on Google's ads increased by 26 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, while the average "cost per click" generated from the ads declined 9 percent.
Providing instant analysis to Google's quarterly numbers, with Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets; Andrew Stoltmann of Stoltmann Law Offices; CNBC contributor Michael Yoshikami; "Fast Money" trader Tim Seymour; CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Dominic Chu.
Analysts had expected the company to report earnings excluding items of $6.40 a share on $15.52 billion in revenue.
Google is reporting Q1 EPS of $6.27 ex-items on revenue of $15.42 billion, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
U.S. bonds fell back on Wednesday, as the previous session's stock market rally caused investors' bid for "safe-haven" assets to wane.
CNBC's Josh Lipton previews Google's potentially "messy" earnings report, and Morgan Brennan explains what Wall Street should expect from IBM.
Canada's Silicon Valley is seeing a boom of start-ups after BlackBerry's meltdown. More than 450 were created last year—four times the 2009 amount.
April 16- The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario.
CNBC technology reporter, Cadie Thompson, talks about Google earnings and future growth.
*European shares rebound, Wall Street rallies, Yahoo shines. Wall Street rallied for a third straight day. The relief rippled through Asian markets then spread to Europe and Wall Street.
Google's research department is looking at integrating a full-on camera into a contact lens.
Is Google fiber coming to New York? CNBC's Jon Fortt and Peter Kafka, Re/Code senior editor, discuss the possible entrance of Google fiber into the New York marketplace and what hurdles the tech giant will have to clear.
Yahoo and Delta Air Lines were among the companies posting big gains. Stocks started climbing from the opening bell on Wednesday as investors cheered the latest quarterly earnings report from Yahoo. The Web pioneer reported late Tuesday that it is making most of its money from its stakes in two Asian Internet companies: China's Alibaba Group and Yahoo Japan.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Wednesday, ahead of a busy day for bank, tech and pharmaceutical earnings.
The wireless industry announced a voluntary commitment to include new anti-theft technology on phones starting next year.
NEW YORK— Yahoo soared 8 percent in trading before the opening bell Wednesday after quarterly results showed an aggressive push into Asia and a slight pickup in advertising revenue. Still, some analysts that follow the company say they need to see evidence that CEO Marissa Mayer is developing Yahoo's core business, with an IPO for Alibaba imminent.
AUCKLAND, April 16- Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom.
SEOUL, April 16- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets, a top executive said.
Google is offering a one-day sale to the public for its long-awaited web-ready device. The price tag? $1,500. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney, George Gascon welcomed the voluntary agreement but said it fell short of what they have advocated to prevent theft.