Google's Sundar Pichai Received Nearly $200 Million in Compensation in 2016

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She was roped in for Google's operations in December 2015. Other Google revenue increased 49% to $3.1 billion.

The business now represents about 13 percent of Alphabet's total revenue, compared with 10 percent a year earlier.

This performance came despite fears of the impact on sales of some advertisers' decision to withdraw from Google's YouTube video platform after it was discovered that some brands' advertisements were being placed alongside videos featuring extremist content.

The company and Facebook combined account for 99 percent of digital advertising growth in 2016. And I think the feedback from our partners was very positive and constructive, and I think we are evolving overall to a better place.

Alphabet does not yet break down sales for each. But analysts have said that cloud is the most prominent among the category's clutch of businesses. Apple remains the most valuable company in the world with a market cap of $754 billion.

But Google is investing heavily.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai during an interactive session, recently. Microsoft's cloud unit grew 93 percent.

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Google introduced new electronic devices including smartphone, high-quality headsets, and Bluetooth speakers just like Amazon echo, tab, and dot versions. The digital giants gobbled up an estimated 77% of the gross advertising spend in 2016, up from 72% the year before, said Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser analyzing data published by the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

Still, the lion's share of Alphabet's revenue comes from ads and that's not going to change any time soon.

Google's parent company Alphabet shrugged off pressure over online hate videos as it posted a 29% rise in quarterly profits.

In his 2016 shareholders letter, Google co-founder Larry Page highlighted Alphabet's various "Other Bets" projects and noted how the creation of Alphabet as a new holding company "has helped entrepreneurs build and run companies with the autonomy and speed they need".

Shares were up 4 percent in after-hours trading; shares are up more than 20 percent in the past year.

In a recent report by eMarketer, Google is expected to maintain its dominance and account for 40.7 percent of United States digital ad revenue in 2017, surpassing that of Facebook's share.

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