Google’s revenue boosted by ads as business boss exits

Google-adwordsGoogle has reported a 22% rise in its revenue during March-June compared to last year’s figures. Revenue rose by a whopping $16bn (£9.4bn) and profits were up by 6% to $3.4bn, according to the firms in its earnings report. The strong demand for Google’s advertising campaigns has boosted revenues beyond expectations.

Google announced that the chief business officer Nikesh Arora was leaving for SoftBank. Mr Arora, who has been with Google for over 10 years, will be replaced by Omid Kordestani on a temporary basis.