- Google CEO Sundar Pichai made a point of trumpeting the company’s contributions to the US economy during the company’s Q3 earnings call on Thursday.
- It was an unusual move, likely aimed at appeasing criticism from President Donald Trump and his followers.
- While it’s great that Google is contributing to the US, the company’s need to wrap itself in the American flag does not bode well.
Something interesting happened during Google’s quarterly earnings report on Thursday and it had nothing to do with the cost-per-click, the traffic-acquisition-cost or any of the other arcane metrics that Wall Street folks love to geek out over.
In fact, what happened on the investor call wasn’t intended for investors at all. The intended audience was the man in the White House, and Google didn’t try to be very subtle about it.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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