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Alphabet shares fade as Google phone costs drag on profits

Google's parent company Alphabet posted lower-than-expected profits tonight as the high cost of launching its new Pixel phone and investing in cloud services took the shine off a leap in advertising income.<p>The company’s shares fell slightly in closed-market trading after it published fourth-quarter …

How YouTube Can Drive Alphabet’s Profits

AdParlor CEO Ben Legg breaks down Alphabet’s results and the importance of YouTube to Google in the TV advertising market. He speaks with Caroline …

Google Is Dead, Long Live Google

After the close of trading last night, Google reported results for its quarter that ended in December came in well ahead of revenue estimates, but “missed” on the bottom-line. The company reported revenues of $26.1 billion, up 22% year on year or 24% on a constant currency basis. Revenues of $26.04 …

Once $399 A Year, Google Earth Pro Is Now Free

Lots of people have dabbled with Google Earth to fly around their neighborhood or poke around a 3D version Paris. But how many dropped $400 (per year!) for a Pro subscription?<p>Not a ton, it would seem. At least, not enough for Google to keep counting on it as an income source.<p>Google has just nixed …

Google Earth

Alphabet posts strong revenue growth, higher taxes hit earnings

(Reuters) - Google parent Alphabet Inc posted fourth-quarter profit below analysts’ estimates on Thursday, hurt by a higher tax rate, but analysts cheered the company’s progress in diversifying its business beyond advertising.<p>A man holds his smartphone which displays the Google home page, in this …

Google claims it will be running on 100% renewable energy by 2017

Google has made a bold announcement. In a statement posted on its own blog, it says it will run completely on renewable energy as soon as 2017.<p>It’s …

Renewable Energy

'Magenta' Is Google's New Project To Make Art With Artificial Intelligence

The multi-disciplinary machine<p>If Google's artificial intelligence can paint its dreams, why not make other kinds of art?<p>On June 1, Google is set to launch Magenta, a research project to explore using artificial intelligence to create art, and make that process easier for TensorFlow users. The group …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Is Going All In on Renewable Energy

Google expects to purchase enough renewable energy to cover its entire operation for the first time ever next year, the company announced Tuesday.<p>The …