Saturday, October 21, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
DVDFab Debuts 4K Ultra HD Copy Software
Razer Unveils New Broadcasting Camera and Microphone
Microsoft's Cortana Gets Into Smart Speakers Market With Harman Kardon Invoke
Samsung, LG Electronics are Lagging in Autonomous Car Race
TSMC Raises Forecasts for 2017 Due to 10nm Demand, Outlines 7 and 5nm Roadmap
Samsung Said to Have Placed Huge EUV Equipment Order From ASML
Samsung Launches the Ruggedized Galaxy Tab Active2 for Business
Intel Capital Announces $60 million of New Investments in Data-Focused Startups
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Google Leads Tech Firms in Lobbying Expenses


Google continued to lead tech firms in lobbying expenses during the third quarter, spending $3.4 million on its effort to buy influence with federal legislators and policymakers, according to disclosure forms filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Facebook?s spending soared 47 percent to $1.4 million from $980,000 in the comparable 2012 period. Internet giant Google actually cut its spending 21 percent from $4.2 million in the third quarter of 2012. During 2012 Google was fighting an antitrust investigation of its business practices by the Federal Trade Commission.

Microsoft spent $2.2 million, a 20 percent increase from $1.9 million in 2012.

Google outspent Telecommunications giant Verizon, which had lobbying costs of $3.04 million, a 2 percent decrease from $3.09 million. Verizon Wireless spent $1.2 million, up 19 per cent from $1.1 million. AT&T increased lobbying spending 23 percent from $3.5 million to $4.3 million

Other tech company third quarter lobbying expenditures as disclosed to the Clerk of the House of Representatives on Monday:

- Amazon spent $780,000, an increase of 42 percent from $550,000 in 2012
- Apple spent $970,000, an increase of 111 percent from $460,000 in 2012
- Cisco Systems spent $890,000, an increase of 17 percent from $760,000
- IBM spent $1.18 million, an increase of 16 percent from $1.02 million in 2012
- Intel spent $980,000, an increase of 12 percent from $878,000
- Oracle spent $1.36 million, a decrease of 4 percent from $1.41 million in 2012




Previous
Next
ARM Targets Automotive and Industrial Control Markets With The ARMv8-R Architecture        All News        First LG Firefox Phone Launches In Brazil
ARM Targets Automotive and Industrial Control Markets With The ARMv8-R Architecture     General Computing News      Microsoft Testing Google Glass Competitor, HTC Making Smartwatch

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Offers Bug Bounty for Mobile Apps
Google Designed New Pixel Visual Core Chip Internally
Google's Advanced Protection Program Adds Security Layers to Gmail
Google's Home Mini Speakers Caught Recording Everything
Google Found Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail
Google Clips AI-powered Camera and new Google Buds headphones with Google Assistant
The Google Pixel 2 and Updated Daydream View are here
Google Adds Home Mini and Max to the Google Home family
Google Changes Rules on Free News Stories, Announces Subscription Tools
Google Assistant is now on Android TV
Google Makes Changes to Shopping Search Tweaks to Avoid Huge EU Fine
LG Expands Google Assistant Across its Smart Appliance Portfolio

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .