SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
January 22, 2009
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|Item 2.02.||Results of Operations and Financial Condition|
On January 22, 2009, Google is issuing a press release and holding a conference call regarding its financial results for the quarter and for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
This information shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Google is making reference to non-GAAP financial information in both the press release and the conference call. A reconciliation of these non-GAAP financial measures to the comparable GAAP financial measures is contained in the attached press release.
|Item 8.01.||Other Events|
A copy of the condensed consolidated balance sheets, consolidated statements of income and condensed consolidated statements of cash flows for the quarter and for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008 and other financial tables are filed as Exhibit 99.2 to this Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference.
On January 22, 2009, Google also posted on the Official Google Blog an announcement that it intends to implement an employee stock option exchange program. A copy of the blogpost is filed as Exhibit 99.3 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press Release of Google Inc. dated January 22, 2009|
|99.2||Financial tables for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2008|
|99.3||Posting on the Official Google Blog dated January 22, 2009|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 22, 2009
|/s/ PATRICK PICHETTE|
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer