Google reiterates importance of mobile

Mar 18 2006 - 04:12 PM ET | In The News

Earlier this year that Google's CEO noted that he thought the mobile phone will become Google's number one client in terms of search volume in the near future. Now the search giant has made its commitment to mobile phones in writing, in the form of a statement in its annual report filed with the SEC.

The company is planning on increasing its capital expenditures during 2006, including more acquisitions. Many insiders think the increased acquisitions will focus on the mobile industry, a sector Google describes in the report as a, “fundamental development platform.”

Over the past several months Google has made a series of mobile announcements, including: