How much Google paid the European Commission in last 3 years

Google paid the European Commission $9.5 billion in fines from 2017 to 2019. Over the last three years, Google has paid the European Commission slightly above $9.5 billion in fines. The latest fine (March, 2019) slapped by the Commission was related to Google’s advertising practices. According to Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, incharge of EU’s competition policy, Today the Commission has … Read more

Google’s Revenue from YouTube ads has continued to climb

Google’s Revenue from YouTube ads grew by around $4 billion  Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) delivered strong revenue growth in 2019. Net revenue of Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Google reached around $162 billion, 18% growth compared to the previous year and 20% on a currency neutral basis. For the first time, the company has released … Read more

Research and Development Expenses of Facebook and Google compared

A Comparison of the R&D Expenses of Facebook and Google Year Facebook R&D Expenses (Mn) Google R&D Expenses 2019 $13,600  $ 26,018 2018 $10,273  $21,419 2017 $7,754  $ 16,625  2016 $5,919  $13,948  2015 $4,816  $12,282  The leading tech businesses invest a heavy sum each year in research and development. Whether it is Apple, Google, Microsoft or Facebook, … Read more

Research and development expenses of Amazon and Google compared

A Comparison of the R&D Expenses of Amazon and Google Year Amazon R&D Expenses (Mn) Google R&D Expenses 2019 $35,931  $ 26,018 2018 $28,837  $21,419 2017 $22,620  $ 16,625  2016 $16,085  $13,948  2015 $12,540  $12,282  The leading tech brands spend a large fortune each year on ersearch and development to find faster growth and improve … Read more

Research and Development Expenses of Microsoft and Google Compared

Comparing the Research and Development Expenses of Microsoft and Google. Both Microsoft and Google are leading players in the cloud industry. However, compared to Google, Mocrosoft has been able to grow the range of its cloud services faster. Alphabet (parent company of Google) is also expanding its cloud services faster. The main source of Google’s revenue is … Read more

Advertising revenue of Facebook and Google Compared

Both Google and Facebook are market leaders in digital advertising. The two tech giants depend mainly on digital advertising as their main source of revenue. While Google’s non-advertising revenue has grown fast during recent years, Facebook still depends mainly on the revenue it generates from digital Facebook ads. However, over the last five years, both companies have enjoyed a sizeable growth … Read more