SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc. reported on Tuesday an 11 percent fall in quarterly profit, missing Wall Street estimates as a new advertising system aimed at clawing back market share from Google has yet to take hold.
The WSJ reports that Google is taking heat from competing companies:
Microsoft Corp., AT&T Inc., Time Warner Inc. and several other large Internet and media companies are hoping to encourage antitrust regulators to closely scrutinize Google Inc.'s $3.1 billion planned purchase of Internet ad services firm DoubleClick Inc.
AT&T and Microsoft are pushing the anti-trust issue? Funnier things have happened, though rarely.
The PlentyOfFish owner Markus discovered a recording of a phone conference with Battelle that reveals the Adsense revenue share percentages. You can here it here at minute 24:40 where they uncover the percentages.
Earlier this morning I attempted to post a question here asking if anybody else saw the horrible yellow-colored background appearing behind the Top 3 AdWords ads (was blue). I thought it was nothing more than another UI test, but it's since been made official via Google.