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Ad sales surge at Google parent Alphabet, but so do costs

By Reuters
24 April 2018   |   1:11 pm
Strong growth in ad sales on Google search and YouTube were not enough to offset a surge in costs at parent Alphabet Inc that shrank the first-quarter operating margin, leaving shares volatile.

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