Google’s Mobile Run Rate Is Now $8 Billion, Up From $2.5 Billion A Year Ago

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http://techcrunch.com – In Google’s earnings call today, the search giant’s CEO and co-founder Larry Page revealed that its mobile run rate is now $8 billion. That’s up from $2.5 billion a year ago. That’s a pretty hefty lift-the company’s mobile ad revenue has more than tripled over the past year. But Patrick Pichette, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Google, clarified in the call that the new run rate for this quarter includes more than just gross mobile ad revenue. Now, the new mobile run rate includes revenue from sales of Google Play mobile content and gross rev (IT news)