After a less bullish than expected earnings report, Google's stock plummeted nearly ten percent in after hours trading. "Google Inc. reported a 6% gain in fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday afternoon, missing Wall Street's expectations," Marketwatch's Dan Gallagher writes. Of course, the company's reported $2.71 billion in revenue is certainly nothing to scoff at -- that's a lot of revenue! Nevertheless, it's hard to feel bad for the search giant. You know, with new investigations into alleged antitrust violations popping up almost every day and whatnot.
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