Google's first-quarter earnings report, scheduled for Thursday afternoon, just got a lot more interesting.
Late Tuesday night, those Internet traffic trackers at ComScore put out some lousy news: growth in paid-search clicks in the United States is slowing down.
In fairness to Google, it did better than its competitors, according to a JPMorgan report issued Wednesday morning. (ComScore's paid-click numbers are not typically issued directly to public. We hear about them when Wall Street analysts issue their own reports on the data.)
Paid-search clicks at Google were up 2.7 percent in March, compared to the same month … Read more