David Rhew, Microsoft’s chief medical officer, told Yahoo Finance that the company is working with both public and private partners on its recently launched vaccine platform for cloud and artificial intelligence.
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Alphabet's (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google are two of the largest and most successful companies in the world. Google has become synonymous with search, and Amazon's marketplace is the epitome of consumer convenience. Alphabet's primary source of revenue comes from its Google business, specifically the digital advertising segment.
Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN) ad business might've been overshadowed in 2020 amid the boom in e-commerce that occurred as consumers stayed home and did more shopping online. Through the first nine months of 2020, Amazon's Other revenue line item, which consists primarily of advertising, increased 45%. Advertisers expect to spend larger and larger percentages of their ad budgets on Amazon ads over the next couple of years, according to a new survey from Cowen.