Infotech Lead India: Google has added just 30 full-time employees in the first quarter of 2013.
This is a substantially lower addition as compared with other quarters. In Q4, Google added 315 jobs and 1,058 in the third quarter.
The online advertising giant said it employed 53,891 full-time employees (38,739 in Google and 9,982 in Motorola Mobile and 5,170 in Motorola Home) as of March 31, 2013, compared to 53,861 full-time employees as of December 31, 2012.
Google had added 315 jobs in Q4 as its full time employees increased to 53,861 in the fourth quarter of 2012 from 53,546 full-time employees as of September 30, 2012.
In Q3, Google added 1,058 jobs as the search engine giant had 54,604 full-time employees as of June 30, 2012.
In the second quarter, Google said it employed 54,604 full-time employees (34,311 in our Google business and 20,293 in our Motorola business) as of June 30, 2012, compared to 33,077 full-time employees as of March 31, 2012.
Google posted 31 percent increase in revenues to $13.97 billion for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.
Net income increased to $3.35 billion from $2.89 billion.
Announcing the first quarter result, Google CEO Larry Page said: “We are working hard and investing in our products that aim to improve billions of people’s lives all around the world.”
Google revenues rose 22 percent to $12.95 billion.
Google-owned sites generated revenues of $8.64 billion, or 67 percent of total Google revenues, in the first quarter of 2013. This represents an 18 percent increase over first quarter 2012 Google sites revenues of $7.31 billion.
Google’s partner sites generated revenues of $3.26 billion, or 25 percent of total Google revenues, in the first quarter of 2013. This represents a 12 percent increase from first quarter 2012 Google network revenues of $2.91 billion.
Other revenues from Google were $1.05 billion, or 8 percent of total Google revenues, in the first quarter of 2013. This represents a 150 percent increase over first quarter 2012 other revenues of $420 million
Google revenues from outside of the United States totaled $7.1 billion, representing 55 percent of total Google revenues in the first quarter of 2013, compared to 54 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 and in the first quarter of 2012.
Motorola Mobile Revenues (hardware and other) – Motorola Mobile revenues were $1.02 billion, or 7 percent of consolidated revenues in the first quarter of 2013.
Google expects to continue to make significant capital expenditures.
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