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Alphabet’s quarterly revenue approached $ 62 billion, net income exceeded $ 18.5 billion

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Alphabet holding published its report for the second quarter of 2021. Revenue for the reporting period was $ 61.880 billion. In annual terms, this indicator increased by 62% (if we take into account the change in the exchange rate – by 57%).

Operating income for the year rose from $ 6.383 billion to $ 19.361 billion, and operating margin increased from 17% to 31%. During the quarter, the holding received $ 18.525 billion in net profit. A year ago, this figure was equal to $ 6.959 billion.

As you know, the largest company in the holding is Google. For the quarter, it brought the holding $ 57.067 billion. Of these, $ 50.444 billion is accounted for by advertising: $ 35.845 billion – in the search service, $ 7.002 billion – on YouTube, $ 7.597 billion – on the Google Network. Another $ 6.623 billion came from other Google divisions, and $ 4.628 billion came from Google Cloud. All other members of the holding raised $ 192 million. At the same time, the operating profit of Google services amounted to $ 22.343 billion, operating losses of $ 591 million are associated with the activities of Google Cloud, and operating losses of $ 1.398 billion are associated with the activities of all other members of the holding.

Interesting facts given in the report include the following: over the year, the number of employees at Alphabet increased from 127,498 to 144,056 people.

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The budget AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card will be presented on October 13

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The source published the estimated date of the announcement of the AMD Radeon RX 6600 video card. The most affordable variant of the Navi line is expected on October 13, on this day the ban on the publication of reviews will also be lifted.

According to the published data, AMD partners had to provide lists of samples of video cards based on the Radeon RX 6600 by September 15, after which these samples will be sent to the press and reviewers – they should receive video cards in early October, but not earlier than the fourth. Thus, reviewers will have about a week to familiarize themselves with the new product. On October 13, the date of the start of sales of new items will be announced.

The budget AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card will be presented on October 13

The budget AMD Radeon RX 6600 graphics card will be presented on October 13

The source confirms that the Radeon RX 6600 will receive 28 compute units, 1,792 stream processors and 8GB of GDDR6 memory. The cost was not reported, but according to preliminary data, it will be $ 300-330. But this is the price recommended by the manufacturer, and the new product will be twice as expensive in retail.

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Large electric sedan Mercedes-Benz EQS was cheaper than the gasoline S-Class

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Mercedes-Benz today announced the cost of its large EQS sedan, which is an electric version of the flagship S-Class. And, I must say, the price was somewhat unexpected, because the EQS turned out to be cheaper than the gasoline version.

The EQS will go on sale in the US this fall, and the basic version of the EQS 450+ is priced at $ 103,360. And that’s not including the $ 7,500 federal subsidy. The second option, EQS 580 4MATIC, is more expensive – $ 126,360. For comparison, the cost of a gasoline S-Class in the US starts at $ 112,150, and there are no subsidies.

The power of the single-engine version of the EQS (that is, the basic EQS ​​450+) is 329 hp, the power of the all-wheel drive version (EQS 580 4MATIC) is 516 hp. The claimed acceleration time to 100 km / h is about 4 s, the maximum speed is limited at around 210 km / h. The cars are equipped with traction batteries with a capacity of 90 and 107.7 kWh, in the second case, the declared mileage on one charge is 770 km (according to the WLTP cycle, in reality it will be less). In both cases, the proprietary multimedia system MBUX is provided, but the screen diagonal in the EQS 450+ is 12.8 inches, and in the EQS 580 4MATIC a 56-inch “hyperscreen” is installed.

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Biden: the US does not want to unleash a new cold war

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But cyberattacks will be answered

The United States does not seek to unleash a new Cold War and does not want to see the world split into tough blocs, said US President Joe Biden at the general political debate of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (GA).

“We do not want a return of the Cold War or a world divided into blocs,” Biden said in his first US presidential address from the UN rostrum.

“The United States is ready to cooperate with any state that is ready to solve existing problems,” the American leader added.

Biden also noted that Washington is in favor of developing uniform rules for the safe behavior of states in cyberspace. The US is strengthening its infrastructure to better defend against foreign hackers.

Biden stressed that the country reserves the right to respond to hacker attacks in the strongest possible way because they threaten the people and interests of the United States.

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