Googlers get a 10% raise

Toshiba, Lenova, and Cisco reported increased profits (although Cisco tempered its news), and Google gave its staff a 10% raise, so much appears good in tech vendor land.  Yet, why no stock options for the Googlers – that’s the usual reward in Silicon Valley… especially after Google just revalued them. On the other side of tracks in search town, Ask and Yahoo are laying off.