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Google parent Alphabet’s revenue grew 13 per cent for the year as a whole, even as non-digital sectors of the global advertising industry contracted about 20 per cent. Photograph: AFP via Getty

An unexpected surge of advertising in the final months of last year lifted Google’s revenues far above Wall Street forecasts and boosted shares in par(...)

Google’s offices in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Alphabet has advised workers company wide to return to the country where they are employed by the end of the year, according to a person familiar with(...)

The Google old days: Google founders Sergey Brin (R) and Larry Page pictured in 2004. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The most remarkable thing about the abrupt exit of Google’s co-founders from the top of the tech giant they spent 21 years building was how low-key it(...)

Alphabet’s cash is produced almost entirely by its search advertising business, which has been supplemented by strong growth from YouTube. Photograph: Getty

The corporate world has a new king of cash. The title for the company with the biggest financial reserves, held by Apple for a decade, has passed to G(...)

Google’s parent company Alphabet reported  sharply higher fourth-quarter spending on video content, employees and facilities. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Alphabet Inc reported sharply higher fourth-quarter spending on video content, employees and facilities, worrying investors who sent the tech company’(...)

Alphabet has reported that expenses from its Google search business grew more slowly in the second quarter while revenue rose more steeply than analys(...)

Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat: sees potential in the development of non-advertising revenue streams for YouTube. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

Google parent Alphabet posted fourth-quarter profit below analysts’ estimates, hurt by a higher tax rate, but analysts cheered the company’s progress (...)

GlaxoSmithKline, the UK’s biggest drugmaker, is forming a joint venture with Google parent Alphabet’s life-sciences business to research and develop bioelectronic medicines. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters

GlaxoSmithKline, the UK’s biggest drugmaker, is forming a joint venture with Google parent Alphabet’s life-sciences business to research and develop (...)

Google parent Alphabet registered a 21 per cent jump in revenues to $21.5 billion, compared to the 17 per cent advance Wall Street had been expecting .

Alphabet, the parent company for Google, shook off recent worries about a slowing in its advertising business as it reported its fastest growth rate i(...)

Google’s parent Alphabet missed Wall Street targets for first-quarter profit and revenue on Thursday as it spent more money to build traffic for its m(...)

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