Letters spell the word “Alphabet” as they are seen on a computer screen with a Google search page in this photo illustration taken on August 11, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Letters spell the word “Alphabet” as they are seen on a computer screen with a Google search page in this photo illustration taken on August 11, 2015. Photo: Reuters
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Google parent Alphabet hit by advertising slump as sales miss estimates, but cloud losses narrow

  • Alphabet had $57.27 billion in third quarter sales, less than expected, as a slowdown in online advertising spreads from social media to search
  • One bright spot is Google’s cloud service, which trails Amazon and Microsoft, with losses less than expected at US$699 million

Letters spell the word “Alphabet” as they are seen on a computer screen with a Google search page in this photo illustration taken on August 11, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Letters spell the word “Alphabet” as they are seen on a computer screen with a Google search page in this photo illustration taken on August 11, 2015. Photo: Reuters
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