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U.S. Tech's Self-Feeding Digital Money Machine on Show This Week - Bloomberg

U.S. Tech's Self-Feeding Digital Money Machine on Show This WeekBloombergAmazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc. posted results last week that extended their dominance of how we shop and search online. Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. will in the coming days add evidence that tech behemoths command an ever widening share of ...and more »

Google Plans For Chrome Ad Blocker Move Forward - The Inquisitr;

Google Plans For Chrome Ad Blocker Move Forward - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrGoogle Plans For Chrome Ad Blocker Move ForwardThe InquisitrGoogle's plans for a native Chrome ad blocker are moving forward, and advertisers are starting to get on board. According to a report by the Financial Times, many publishers had concerns following the announcement that it would cut into their revenues ...and more »

TV May Actually Die Soon - FN Arena News

TV May Actually Die SoonFN Arena NewsFANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google/YouTube) is about to take a huge bite out of traditional network TV (ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox), and the media business will never be the same. To understand how profound the implications of the recently announced ...and more »

Steve Dempsey: Google ad-block and news switch will put 'truth' in its hands and hit publishers - Irish Independent;

Steve Dempsey: Google ad-block and news switch will put 'truth' in its hands and hit publishers - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentSteve Dempsey: Google ad-block and news switch will put 'truth' in its hands and hit publishersIrish Independent'This week Google updated its search algorithm to make fake news harder to find, 1 'This week Google updated its search algorithm to make fake news harder to find, and authoritative sources more visible.' (stock photo). Steve Dempsey Twitter. April 30 ...and more »

Publishers warm to Google plan for Chrome ad-blocker - Financial Times;

Publishers warm to Google plan for Chrome ad-blocker - Financial Times

Financial TimesPublishers warm to Google plan for Chrome ad-blockerFinancial TimesUS and European publishers have given support to the idea of Google introducing an ad-blocker to its widely used Chrome internet browser despite fears it would hit their online advertising revenues. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select ...and more »

News industry must unite against Google, Facebook - The Australian;

News industry must unite against Google, Facebook - The Australian

The AustralianNews industry must unite against Google, FacebookThe AustralianFor many journalists, Facebook is seen as a friend — a convenient additional distribution channel that puts their work in front of a large number of extra eyeballs. Others see it as the mortal enemy — the insatiable money-making machine that is ...and more »

Facebook Up 370% From IPO Price - Yahoo Finance

Facebook Up 370% From IPO PriceYahoo FinanceFacebook's (FB) IPO struggled out of the gate on May 18, 2012. With its price set at $38, it closed at only $38.23 at the end of that day. It dipped for several days after that. However, the early debacle is a very distant memory. Facebook's shares are ...and more »

You think Google Search is free? Austria seeks to tax it anyway - The Indian Express

You think Google Search is free? Austria seeks to tax it anywayThe Indian ExpressAustria is seeking ways to make digital services like Google or Facebook Inc. pay taxes for transactions with the nation's internet users. 105. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. By: Bloomberg | Vienna | Updated: April 30, 2017 4:52 pm.and more »

Alphabet's ad autopilot heads for profit and bother - The Hindu

Alphabet's ad autopilot heads for profit and botherThe HinduAlphabet is eating the advertising market along with Facebook. The $610 billion Google parent racked up another strong quarter with a 22% revenue increase to $24.8 billion in the first three months of 2017 compared with a year earlier. The deepening of ...and more »

Tech giants elbow in on Amazon's cloud computing profits - pppFocus

Tech giants elbow in on Amazon's cloud computing profitspppFocusIts shares were 4% higher at just under $930 per share in after-hours trading in NY last night and have risen by more than 20% over the past year. While the overwhelming majority of Google's revenue comes from advertising, it has recently started to ...and more »

Google Traffic-Cost Worries Fade Away As Long As Earnings Beat - Normangee Star;

Google Traffic-Cost Worries Fade Away As Long As Earnings Beat - Normangee Star

Normangee StarGoogle Traffic-Cost Worries Fade Away As Long As Earnings BeatNormangee StarIts shares were 4% higher at just under $930 per share in after-hours trading in NY last night and have risen by more than 20% over the past year. Google's own Internet services grabbed an increasing share of digital advertising away from the partner ...and more »

Is FAN, Google's Biggest Threat? Is this Duopoly Good for Digital Advertising? - Huffington Post;

Is FAN, Google's Biggest Threat? Is this Duopoly Good for Digital Advertising? - Huffington Post

Huffington PostIs FAN, Google's Biggest Threat? Is this Duopoly Good for Digital Advertising?Huffington PostIt's an established fact that Facebook is a digital advertising apparatus. What many may not know is that in addition to appearing on Facebook, Instagram and Messenger, these ads also appear on platforms beyond Facebook such as other apps and websites.and more »

Facebook and YouTube have the most annoying ads, according to a new survey - Business Insider;

Facebook and YouTube have the most annoying ads, according to a new survey - Business Insider

Business InsiderFacebook and YouTube have the most annoying ads, according to a new surveyBusiness InsiderIt's no secret that Google and Facebook dominate the US's digital ad business. To give you an idea, one recent analysis found that the pair accounted for a whopping 99% of the industry's growth last year. With that exposure, though, comes a higher ...and more »

Alphabet (Google) grows more than expected and eliminates doubts about advertiser leaks - HiTechGazette;

Alphabet (Google) grows more than expected and eliminates doubts about advertiser leaks - HiTechGazette

HiTechGazetteAlphabet (Google) grows more than expected and eliminates doubts about advertiser leaksHiTechGazetteWe are in the time of presenting fiscal results for the first quarter of 2017. Now Alphabet has also presented its fiscal results, in that Google is responsible for the vast majority of its revenues after the company grouped their projects to manage ...and more »

Google parent Alphabet posts 29% rise in quarterly profit - Irish Times;

Google parent Alphabet posts 29% rise in quarterly profit - Irish Times

Irish TimesGoogle parent Alphabet posts 29% rise in quarterly profitIrish TimesGoogle parent Alphabet posted a 29 per cent rise in quarterly profit, driven by a surge in advertising on mobiles and its popular YouTube video service. Alphabet's net income rose to $5.43 billion, or $7.73 per Class A and B share and Class C capital ...and more »