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Google-parent Alphabet tops expectations with $18.9 bil quarterly profit

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By Glenn CHAPMAN

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You actually make money off of Google search links, Google charge people for their maps,stifle lots of innovation

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Google is actually owned by somebody else? That's news to me!

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Tax paid by Google, 15.8%. While its foreign tax charge was 7.1% for the decade.

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$18.9bn is eighteen thousand nine hundred million dollars. That's profit, not turnover. That is insane. What's the minimum wage in 'murca these days?

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Google is actually owned by somebody else? That's news to me!

Google created the parent company Alphabet

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Jacko

Google is actually owned by somebody else? That's news to me!

No. It's all Google. But they created the umbrella company, Alphabet, a few years ago. Not sure why, but bound to be dodgy.

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It's a shame that Japan couldn't have rival companies in this domain. Just think Japan's economy was larger than USAs for a short time in the late 80's.

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I guess I've just added to this by buying a Pixel 6.

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