Alphabet earned $11.75 a share, excluding the fine, easily beating analysts' estimate of $9.54 a share.
Through the close of regular-session trading Monday, Alphabet shares had risen 15 per cent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen five per cent.
The future of the Android mobile operating system - which powers more than 85% of smartphones - has been clouded by the European Union action, which could forceGoogleto change its business arrangements with device makers.
Pichai said the company had opportunity to show ads on Google Home smart speakers and Google Maps and was slowly determining the best way to do so. Google's traffic acquisition costs, which includes the money it pays to phone manufactures, like Apple, to use its services like search was $6.4 billion, or 23 percent of its advertising revenues. Spending on Google Shopping search ads, which let marketers promote consumer products, increased 31 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, according to data from digital marketing firm Merkle; those gains came even as Amazon revs up its own ads business.
The monster quarter came despite a regulatory backlash in Europe, rising questions about Google's massive data collection and clashes with advertisers over inappropriate content on YouTube.
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That figure is way down from last quarter when Google spent $7.67 billion, a number that was juiced by the $2.4 billion purchase of the Chelsea Market building in NY.
'We delivered another quarter of very strong performance, ' chief financial officer Ruth Porat said. The shares rose as much as 5.3 per cent, the most in nearly nine months, to US$1,275 at the market open in New York Tuesday. Google plans to contest the ruling.
"I think overall it [Android] has created more choice for everyone, not less", Pichai said during the call, when asked about the European Union decision.
"Google has to make sure their advertising clients are happy with the placement of their ads", he told Cheddar after the results. "Core search remains strong (led by mobile trends), and we continue to see large potential from 4 "call options" (YouTube, Cloud, hardware, Waymo), which should help drive the next $100 billion in revs", the analyst Brent Thill said. The "Other Bets" segment of various startup and moonshot endeavors had higher revenue this quarter, $145 million, but grew its operating loss to $732 million at the same time.