back to article Like life for a lot of us, Google's 2020 was going relatively fine until March hit. Ad sales nosedive, but yay for cloud and Chromebooks?

Google parent Alphabet’s financial figures for its first quarter of 2020 were a mixed bag. Two months of business as usual, if not better than usual, then a miserable March as advertisers shut their wallets amid the coronavirus pandemic. “In the first two months, advertising revenue was strong, but in the last month there has …

  1. RyokuMas Silver badge

    Taxes and share buybacks were a mixed bag

    Tax paid in the UK: as close to zero as possible...

    1. The First Dave

      Re: Taxes and share buybacks were a mixed bag

      Outgoings in general, in all locales - as close to zero as possible.

  2. Beeblebrox

    Non-ad YouTube sales

    Is that purely subscriptions?

    In such a case it would be impressive: around the same as YouTube ad sales.

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