The Google money making machine rolls on despite recessionary drag. The search engine monster delivered profits of $1.64 billion in the 3 months to September. Revenues totalled $5.94 billion up from $5.25 billion the previous quarter.

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A billion here, a billion there and you're soon talking real money.

As the results were announced Google CEO Eric Schmidt also said the company was on the lookout for strategic acquisitions. Despite a recent buying spree Google remains heavily dependent on Google Adwords for most of its revenue.