Executive: Google growth driven by users

August 30, 2006
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Image: Internet search giant Google's logo. Google says it processes more than 200 million searches a day and leads the world for search engine usage with 57 percent of the current market, followed by Yahoo at 21 percent and MSN at just 9 percent.

(AP) -- Television should consider Google a friend, not foe, a senior company executive says. "We're computer scientists," Marissa Mayer, a Google Inc. vice president, told broadcast executives at the recent Edinburgh International Television Festival. "We're not brilliant storytellers or content creators."

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