Sweden-based audio company did not specify how many employees it will layoff.
EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager has cracked down on Big Tech with hefty fines to ensure a level playing field in the 27-country European Union.
Alphabet's net income fell by 14 percent to $16 billion due to inflation, conflict and advertisers pullbacks, slowing the company's growth for the first time in two years.
EU member states have finalised new legislation that will better combat abuses of the internet such as hate speech and disinformation campaigns.
The move came after French data watchdog CNIL slapped the tech giant with a $162 million fine in January for making it harder to reject cookies than to accept them.
The first revenue-based fine of its kind in Russia, the court decision is the latest in Moscow's pile of fines on internet platforms accused of defying the country's regulations.
The surge in Alphabet's earnings comes as the tech giant faces increased scrutiny from regulators regarding its power and shifting of the lockdown lifestyles that have so benefited Big Tech.
The lawsuit backed by 37 attorneys general accuses Google of using anti-competitive tactics to discourage Android apps from being distributed at shops other than its Play store, where its payment system collects commissions on transactions.
Google generated more revenue from online ads last year than any other company in the world. Ads on its properties, including search, YouTube and Gmail, accounted for the bulk of sales and profits.
Google says it will test changes to its widely used online advertising services over coming months following the decision. The media giant plans to roll these changes out “more broadly, including some globally”.
To check the tech giants' power, Canberra is pursuing world-first laws that would require Google and Facebook to compensate Australian news organisations, or pay millions of dollars in fines.
The Alphabet Workers Union will be part of the Communications Workers of America labor group, which also represents employees from Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc Alphabet members will pay dues of 1% of their total compensation.
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