Update 3:10 p.m. PT: I added more quotations from the Google executives
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Google's top executives on Thursday gave a glimpse into how it might try to deflect antitrust concerns of a possible ad-sharing deal with rival Yahoo, advising observers to look at the overall ad market.
"You are narrowly focused on search advertising," co-founder Sergey Brin told reporters at the company's headquarters here before Google's shareholder meeting. "Advertising as a whole is much broader, and Internet advertising is much broader."
The observation has bearing on the issue of … Read more