target 10,000 new jobs – Google has announced investments of over $ 7 billion in the United States in 2021, aiming to create 10,000 new jobs. “We plan to invest more than $ 7 billion in offices and data centers across the United States and create 10,000 permanent jobs this year,” CEO Sundar Pichai said in a statement.

The new jobs will be created in Atlanta, Washington, Chicago and New York, Sundar Pichai said. While the extension of Google’s data centers are also planned in Nebraska, South Carolina, Virginia, Nevada and Texas. Thanks mainly to the records of online advertising during the global lockdown and the Christmas holidays, Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has far exceeded expectations by recording revenues of 15.2 billion in the last quarter of 2020, more than 50% compared to the previous year.

But the tech giant’s announcement comes as the company faces several lawsuits in the U.S. for anti-competitive practices, launched in late 2020. Most notably, the U.S. Department of Justice and a dozen states filed a lawsuit last October. civil against Google. The group is accused of having an “illegal monopoly” on online research and advertising. According to prosecutors, the Mountain View company prevents potential competitors from gaining a share of these markets by making sure, for example, that it is the default search engine.



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