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Misconduct at Google, Alphabet earnings, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Thursday, October 25th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, Verizon certifies the Razer Phone 2, Alphabet slightly misses the target for  [Read More…]

Alphabet Q2 2018 earnings: $32.7 billion revenue, $2.8 billion income despite massive EU fine

Strong growth continues for this already-massive company.

Alphabet has just released its Q2 2018 earnings report, showing another quarter of strong growth. The company had revenues of $ 32.7 billion for the quarter, which is up 26% year-over-year — extremely impressive for a company of this size. Operating income was just $ 2.8 billion, which is due in large part to the recent $ 5 billion fine from the European Union.

Google will be able to effectively  [Read More…]

Alphabet Q1 2018 earnings: $31 billion revenue leads to $7 billion income

First quarter sees strong double-digit growth overall, with advertising driving a bulk of the business.

Alphabet, the parent company comprised of Google and various other subsidiaries, has just released its Q1 2018 earnings. The top-level numbers are strong: $ 31.1 billion in revenue, leading to $ 7 billion in operating income for the three months. Those numbers are increases of 26% and 22% over the previous year, respectively, and earnings per share were $ 13.53. In short,  [Read More…]

Chronicle, a cybersecurity firm, is the latest to join the Alphabet family

Chronicle is joining the Alphabet family alongside the likes of Google, Nest, and Waymo.

Google, Nest, and Waymo are some of the biggest names that live under the Alphabet conglomerate that was launched back in 2015, and on January 24, Chronicle became the latest to join it. Chronicle is a cybersecurity firm that first got started in the X moonshot factory nearly two years ago, but it’s now ready to launch as its own independent company.

Chronicle  [Read More…]

Eric Schmidt leaving Executive Chairman role, becoming ‘technical advisor’ at Alphabet

January will bring a big change at the highest ranks of Alphabet.

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is stepping down from his position as Executive Chairman of the Board at Google’s parent company Alphabet. He will remain at the company in a new position as a “technical advisor,” and remain on the Board of Directors in a typical member capacity, building on his 17 years at the company thus far.

Google co-founder and current Alphabet CEO Larry  [Read More…]

Alphabet posts revenue of $26 billion as hardware unit gains momentum

Alphabet’s Other Bets are starting to pay off.

Google’s parent company Alphabet posted Q4 2016 earnings of $ 26 billion, an increase of 22% from the $ 21.3 billion it netted during the same period in 2015. Profits also saw a healthy increase to $ 5.3 billion, up $ 300 million from last quarter.

With $ 22.4 billion coming in from advertising, search and YouTube ads continue to be the main driver for Alphabet. As usual,  [Read More…]

Nikon and Alphabet subsidiaries teaming up to develop advanced screening for diabetic eye disease

Everyone could use a little feel-good news to end the year on.

A new partnership between Nikon’s subsidiary Optos, and Alphabet’s research organization Verily Life Sciences (formerly known as Google Life Sciences) will look at developing new machine learning-enabled retina screening processes to help diagnose diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema, the leading causes of blindness among adults around the world.

According to the World Health Organization diabetes rates are rising in parts of the world, specifically  [Read More…]

Morgan Stanley says the Pixel will bring in billions for Alphabet

Wall Street wizards bullish on Google’s Pixel phones.

According to Business Insider, Morgan Stanley analysts think the Pixel and Pixel XL are going to be really good for Alphabet’s bottom line.

To be clear, the Pixel isn’t going to sell nearly as many phones as Samsung or Apple, but the finance wizards say Google is on track to sell three million phones in the rest of 2016 to generate about $ 2 billion for the company  [Read More…]

Alphabet releases Q2 2016 earnings: $5.8 billion income on $21.5 billion revenue

Alphabet has released its Q2 fiscal year 2016 earnings report, showing strong year-over-year growth once again with $ 21.5 billion in revenue leading to $ 5.864 billion in non-GAAP net income for the quarter.

The company saw a rise in its revenue compared to the same period a year ago, when it brought in $ 17.727 billion. Non-GAAP net income was also up compared to a year ago when it recorded $ 4.829 billion.

“Our terrific  [Read More…]

Alphabet releases Google’s Q1 2016 earnings: $4.2 billion income on $20.2 billion revenue

Alphabet has released its Q1 2016 earnings report, showing strong year-over-year growth once again with $ 20.25 billion in revenue leading to $ 4.2 billion in net income for the quarter.

After the formation of Alphabet, earnings for Google as we know it — search, ads, YouTube, Chrome, Nexus, Google Play, etc. — have been separated from some “Other Bets,” such as Google Fiber and Nest. We’ll break down how each segment performed, where applicable.

That  [Read More…]