Following Google's earnings calls meeting, Larry Page noted that the company was "closing in" on their unified product experience, writes Liz Gannes of All Things D.
The takeaway from Google’s satisfactory/meets expectations third-quarter financial results, full as it was of details about traffic acquisition cost bumps and amortization expenses, was actually about the unification of products, according to Google CEO Larry Page’s investor statement. “We are closing in on our goal of a beautiful, simple, and intuitive experience regardless of your device.”
Surprising, Page said that he will not be at all future earnings talks, stressing that his attention was needed elsewhere, but he did have some interesting departing words.
“For years, everyone talked about the multiscreen world. Now it’s arrived, but on a scale few imagined,” says Page. He mentions phones, computers, the home, watches, on Google Glass. (Oh boy, watch mention only a few sentences in. That’ll get people stoked.)
Android sees 1.5 million devices lit up every day, Page says, and he loves Chrome too. But recharging is too much of a sweat.
There were a few interesting questions and reports regarding Google's progress in voice recognition, mobile advertising, self-driving cars, and project loon. The overall feeling from the earnings call is that Google is on the right path, and will continue to tighten and integrate is services across all platforms.
Check out the full transcript in the source.
Sources: All Things D