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Previous close1,556.88
Bid1,614.00 x 1100
Ask1,619.49 x 1100
Day's range1,601.59 - 1,680.78
52-week range1,008.87 - 1,726.10
Avg. volume1,844,384
Market cap1.103T
Beta (5Y monthly)N/A
PE ratio (TTM)31.23
EPS (TTM)51.76
Earnings date29 Oct 2020
Forward dividend & yieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-dividend dateN/A
1y target est1,762.90
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    Google Defends CBP Work After Employees Question Contract

    (Bloomberg) -- A top Google executive defended a contract with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency after employees at the internet giant asked about the deal.Workers raised the issue after a report last week sparked concern that Google technology may be helping the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policies.The deal doesn’t include any work on border enforcement, Thomas Kurian, chief executive officer of Google’s cloud business, told employees during a virtual townhall meeting. He described the agreement as a small test contract that the CBP is using to explore whether it can use Google tech to identify fraud, detect drug smuggling and translate travel documents.“We are not working on any projects associated with immigration enforcement at the southern border,” Kurian said. “We have spoken directly with Customs and Border Patrol, and they have confirmed that they are not testing our products for those purposes.” A Google spokesperson declined to comment beyond Kurian’s statement.The Intercept reported last week that Google was listed as having a $200,000 contract with CBP on an internal agency document.Google employees and managers have debated for several years over whether the company should sell technology to governments and the military. In 2018, Google ended a project with the Pentagon to use its artificial intelligence software to analyze drone images after a backlash from employees.Alphabet Inc.’s Google is trying to win lucrative contracts for its cloud business, an important area for the company’s future growth. That often means working with government agencies. At the same time, President Donald Trump’s policies on immigration have encouraged some employees to speak out when they think Google might be supporting border enforcement.Google executives have tried to walk that fine line, saying certain work is off limits but otherwise pursuing government agencies as customers, including the CBP.That’s not good enough for some activists. “We simply cannot take CBP’s word for it. We’ve all seen what CBP is capable of doing at the border under the guise of ‘security,’” said Jacinta Gonzalez, senior campaign director for Mijente, a national organization that opposes Trump’s border policies. “For Google employees to take these words as evidence is merely an excuse not to do a full and thorough investigation.”The company’s cloud business reported revenue of $3.4 billion in the third quarter, up 45% from the same period last year.(Updates with cloud revenue in final paragraph.)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.