Google parent company Alphabet’s share price jumped on Friday when it released financial results that crushed analysts expectations, including a return of advertising dollars that had dipped for the first time during the pandemic. For the quarter ending September 30 the advertising and search giant reported more than US$37 billion

Google experienced a significant slow down in sales last month but still managed to beat analysts’ revenue expectations for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. Alphabet reported its first quarter results overnight, giving the first look into how the advertising giant is weathering COVID-19 economic conditions and a dramatic drop

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Youtube made US$15 billion from selling ads last year, according to Alphabet’s latest financial results, which broke out revenue for the video platform and its cloud business for the first time.  Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies Google acquired Youtube for US$1.65 billion in

Once upon a time digital disruptors were able to build products and enjoy rapid growth without having to spend big on advertising. In other words, the product was the marketing.  Or as marketing veteran Karen Ganschow puts it in this week’s cover story: ”If you create a great solution to

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Google’s existing CEO Sundar Pichai is now also parent company Alphabet, following the departure of the company’s co-founders from the top of the organisation.  Larry Page is stepping down as CEO of Alphabet, while Sergey Brin is vacating his role as President of the company. The pair, who started Google

Alphabet, Google’s parent company, released Q3 results today showing its revenue and operating income growing from the prior year but net income falling.  Analysts are blaming Google’s investment in cloud computing for the drop in net income. The company has been building data centres, buying equipment, and hiring various staff

Amazon has surpassed Microsoft to become the world’s most valuable public company by market capitalisation and analysts predict its share price will continue to grow based on its digital advertising potential. ​At close of US trading on Monday Amazon stock was up 3.4 per cent giving it a market value

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Both Amazon and Google’s parent company disappointed investors today, with shares in both internet giants declining off the back of their financial performance for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. Amazon dropped 8 per cent after missing Wall Street’s revenue targets. The Seattle giant reported quarterly sales rose 29 per

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The looming threat of daily fines of up to 5 per cent of Alphabet’s worldwide revenue hasn’t scared away investors. Google’s parent company Alphabet reported its second quarter results overnight, just days after being slapped with $5 billion (AU$6.85 billion) antitrust fine from the EU which took aim at its

Alphabet – Google’s parent company – recorded sales of $US32.3 billion in the last quarter of 2017, up 24 per cent, but the profit result of 9.70 a share missed consensus estimates of $9.96. Total revenues for the year grew 23 per cent to just under $111B. WHICH-50 Reader Survey: Help