Alphabet reports Q3 2017 revenue of $27.7 billion, beating expectations [Livestream]

Alphabet has just released its Q3 2017 results, with earnings of .72 billion, up 24% from the same quarter last year. These numbers cover July to September of this year and beat analyst expectations, with the stock up over 4% in after-hours trading.

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We are living in the future: Alphabet & GSK in $715M deal to develop ‘bioelectronic medicine’

It doesn’t seem that long ago when putting tiny machines into people’s bodies to cure or manage diseases was the stuff of science-fiction, but bioelectronics is a real – if very new – field of medicine. Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences) and pharma company GSK are teaming up to invest 5M in the tech over the next seven years.

Bioelectronic medicine is a relatively new scientific field that aims to tackle a wide range of chronic diseases using miniaturised, implantable devices that can modify electrical signals that pass along nerves in the body, including irregular or altered impulses that occur in many illnesses. GSK has been active in this field since 2012 and believes certain chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes and asthma could potentially be treated using these devices … 

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‘Project Aura’ mentions disappear from Alphabet X website following Glass EE launch

Remember Google’s Project Aura? We first found out about it all the way back in the fall of 2015, and haven’t heard hardly anything since. As far as we know today, it is (or was) a group working on both some new audio-only wearable devices and the Enterprise Edition of Google Glass.

Now, one of the few public Google web pages to mention the group has been updated to remove all mention of it…
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Alphabet Inc Class A $GOOGL soars past the $1,000 mark for the first time

Alphabet Class A shares ($GOOGL) hit new record highs today, soaring past the ,000 per share mark. Alphabet Inc Class A is up 7.80 points on the day, or 0.78%. Alphabet Inc Class C, on the other hand, is straddling the line just below the ,000 mark, sitting at 983.28 at the time of this writing and up nearly the same amount.

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Tony Fadell is leaving Nest, remaining as adviser to Larry Page and Alphabet

After months of criticism over the state of Nest, Tony Fadell announced in a blog post today that he is leaving the company. The transition has apparently been in the works since last year and Marwan Fawaz, previously of Charter Communications, is the new CEO. Fadell wills stay on as an adviser to Alphabet and Larry Page.

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Alphabet stock soars again: Q4 2015 earnings show $21.3 billion revenue [Livestream]

Alphabet has today posted its Q4 2015 earnings and fiscal year 2015 results. The company reports revenue of .3 billion, which is up 18%. Net income for Q4 2015 was .97 billion. Meanwhile, both Alphabet Class A stock and Class C stock is soaring in after-hours trading, briefly giving Alphabet the top spot as most valuable company in the world.

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