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YouTube reveals colossal ad revenue

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/04/20, 10:45 am

The video-sharing platform that has replaced TV for many young people brought in $15.15 billion in ad revenue last year. YouTube parent company Alphabet, which also owns Google, released the numbers for the first time on Tuesday, possibly to shore up investor confidence after earning slightly lower-than-expected revenue last quarter.

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A tale of two Christmases

Jobs | New York Christmas parties reveal the shifting economics of different work sectors
by Emily Belz
Posted 12/17/19, 07:57 pm

A New York moment: 

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Saudi oil firm breaks market records

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/11/19, 12:05 pm

The Saudi Arabian oil company Aramco reached a value of $1.88 trillion on Wednesday, its first day of trading on the Saudi Tadawul stock exchange, surpassing Apple as the largest listed company in the world. That makes it worth more than the world’s top five oil companies—Exxon Mobil, Total, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, and BP—combined.

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