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Google tells shareholders that YouTube Shorts is doing great, don’t worry about TikTok!

Alphabet, the parent company to Google, announced its first-quarter earnings this evening, and for the creator industry, that means a slew of news and updates about YouTube. YouTube is known as a part

With a $22B run rate, does it matter if Google Cloud still loses money?

In today's expanding cloud market, Google Cloud has room to reach new heights regardless of its current market share challenges.

Google Cloud lost $5.6B in 2020

Google continues to bet heavily on Google Cloud, and, while it is seeing accelerated revenue growth, its losses are also increasing. For the first time today, Google disclosed operating income/loss fo

Alphabet grew more than expected in Q1, but its ad business saw ‘significant slowdown’ in March

Today after the bell, Alphabet, parent company of Google, reported its Q1 2020 performance. The company’s $41.16 billion in revenue for the three-month period came in ahead of expectations, best

Report: Google’s Waymo seeks outside investment and a sky-high valuation

Waymo would raise capital at a valuation "at least several times that of Cruise."

Google’s still not sharing cloud revenue

Google has shared its cloud revenue exactly once over the last several years. Silence tends to lead to speculation to fill the information vacuum. Luckily there are some analyst firms who try to fill

Alphabet CFO: Google’s ‘biggest risk is complacency’

Google’s “biggest risk is complacency, not innovating, not investing,” said Ruth Porat, the CFO of parent company Alphabet at Code Con on Wednesday. It’s important that we “continue to evolv

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Cites “Real Sense Of Energy And Focus” For Success

Today, Alphabet beat Q3 earnings projections. During the earnings call, Google CEO Sundar Pichai took the (micro)phone (for the first time) to discuss the business and product highlights from the q

The Most Powerful Force In The Universe

There was an incredible media glare this week on the Kleiner Perkins sex discrimination trial and its negative outcome for Ellen Pao, but all the news about equality in tech was not nearly as negative

Google Hires Morgan Stanley’s Ruth Porat As Its New CFO

Google has a new CFO, to replace Patrick Pichette, who announced his retirement from Google earlier this month after seven years on the job. The incoming CFO is Ruth Porat, who currently occupies that