Alphabet finally tells everyone how much YouTube pulls in

Feb 4, 2020
YouTube generated $5 billion dollars in the last three months and $15 billion over the year, around 10% of Alphabet’s total revenue.
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Why Waymo is sharing some of its self-driving car data

Aug 21, 2019
Figuring out self-driving cars is one of the biggest technology challenges for companies. Sharing data could benefit the whole industry.
Waymo's robominivans collect information about the world they drive through.
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What to look for when Google reports its quarterly earnings

Feb 4, 2019
Online ad revenue is likely to take center stage after competitor Facebook reported strong growth.
Online ad revenue is likely to take center stage after competitor Facebook reported strong growth.
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Is the Google Plus data breach a threat to Google's business?

Oct 9, 2018
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has announced new privacy measures that include shutting down its social network Google Plus. The decision comes after news this week that Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of Google Plus users. We’re…

Uber has had a really bad week

Feb 24, 2017
The news early in the week was that Uber had hired former Attorney General Eric Holder to look into explosive allegations of sexual harassment by a former engineer at the company. On top of that, Uber is now being sued…

In mobile advertising, Google and Facebook are king

Jul 29, 2016
Google and Facebook's strong earnings are powered by a surge in mobile advertising
People play "Pokemon Go," a came partially developed by Alphabet, on smartphones on July 24, 2016 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
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What does Nest's shutdown of Revolv mean for the future of smart home tech?

Apr 6, 2016
The company kills the home automation hub and its users are pissed.
A screenshot from the Revolv setup video.
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Alphabet delivers its first earnings report

Feb 1, 2016
Senior tech correspondent Molly Wood on what to look for for the Google holding company.

Alphabet introduces Verily, a private medical research company

Dec 8, 2015
Why are some tech companies starting up in-house medical research companies?