Alphabet known to billions of users primarily by its division of Google's popular Android operating system and search engine. Many have heard about other projects, including unmanned vehicles. Certain popular smartphones Pixel. Another factor provided by Google and, consequently, Alphabet most of the revenue. In addition, it was told and about the function that gives PC one of the most important features of the phone.
Alphabet — parent company Google — has completed another very successful quarter for her. In the third quarter of 2017, which ended on 30 September of the current year, the company's net income reached 6.73 billion U.S. dollars, which is 33% higher in comparison with the figures of the corresponding quarter of 2016, which amounted to 5.1 billion U.S. dollars. While quarterly sales of the company — of 27.77 billion U.S. dollars. This is 24% higher than the same indicator for the corresponding period last year, which was 22.5 billion US dollars. About the success of the Alphabet and the huge role they had in more detail by John Callaham (John Callaham) on the pages of androidauthority.com. They also discussed a new interesting feature that can find a use in Android 8.1 Oreo.
As you might anticipate, most of the revenue Google received from a subsidiary of Google. Google revenue in the third quarter of the current year to 27.47 billion USD. While operating income — 8.7 billion U.S. dollars.
All the other Alphabet businesses, including Google Fiber, its Waymo team, developing the car with the autopilot, Nest and others, brought for the third quarter of 2017 to "only" 307 million dollars of revenue. They are listed in the section "other" ("Other Bets") financial results of the company Alphabet. However, compared to last year, when it amounted to 197 million U.S. dollars and the figure Alphabet has also increased considerably. But the loss of "Other Bets" during the third quarter of this year amounted to 812 million U.S. dollars. And this figure is only slightly better than last year, amounting to 861 million U.S. dollars.
Google also showed that 24,065 billion U.S. dollars of revenue Google generated from the advertising on its web sites and the web sites of Network Members. A figure significantly higher than last year, amounting 19,821 billion US dollars. Revenue from other businesses of the company, including its various hardware products, including phones, Pixel, Google Home and others, as well as the money that comes from the Google Play Store accounted for ended a month ago quarter 3,405 billion, showing growth in this segment compared to the corresponding period last year, amounting to 2.4 billion U.S. dollars.
Increased the number of employees in the Alphabet. The company now employs 78 thousand 100 employees, while a year ago, the number of employees in the Alphabet was 69 thousand 953. Additionally, it is also noted that the results announced by the company Alphabet has surpassed the forecasts of financial analysts, which led to a rise in the stock price Alphabet 3%.
Google and developed its Android operating system has played a huge role in popularizing smartphones. And if earlier for users it was important that smart phones had certain features of the computer, today — quite the contrary. Much more important to give computers the capabilities of a modern phone.
In this context, a very interesting new message. The previously released trial for Android developers Oreo 8.1 Developer Preview from Google were studied and it was found some features of the new OS, which can be implemented with the release of it for devices. One such feature is the ability to read and send SMS messages using not only a smartphone, but computer Chromebook.
As reported with reference to the Ars Technica, in the APK file called "SMSConnectPrebuilt.", were found appropriate code. The message says that this function can run when there is activity browser. When the browser is active, the setup screen Connect SMS will allow Chromebook users not only to receive but also to send SMS text messages. However, it is also noted that Android Oreo 8.1 Developer Preview this feature is not enabled.
The entire message based only on the code, which suggests that users of phones running the Android operating system 8.1 Oreo will be able to get this feature as one of the possibilities of the initial setup of your phone. If Google determines that a specific account is not only a smartphone, but and Chromebook, it is not excluded that there will be the possibility of including the function.
However, it is not excluded and the probability that such an interesting feature may be exclusive to Google Pixel. However, it is too early to draw any conclusions. If the function Chromebook SMS Connect will be implemented only for devices Pixel, very few lovers of Android phones will be able to use it.
It Should also be remembered that the study of code does not mean that was found in this feature will certainly be implemented in the final version of Android 8.1 Oreo. It is possible that before releasing a new version of the operating system, Google choose not to include the reporting function.
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