One analyst believes YouTube might be able to sell ads against 9 percent of its videos this year. That's not much, but it's up from 3 percent last year.
Customers of Google's DoubleClick subsidiary will now be able to use Invite's "real-time bidding" technology to buy display ads on publisher sites.
Google could be planning new products to help out the struggling newspaper industry, but has reportedly rejected direct investment in The New York Times.
By preventing ad networks affiliated with mobile operating system vendors from sharing key details with customers, Apple could have soured Google's AdMob win.
Is the search company about to throw a wrench into two years of Android community building with plans to sell its own phone directly to consumers?