Google's Plan for a New Operating Structure August, 2015
Google announced the creation of Alphabet, mostly a collection of companies. The largest of which, is Google. This newer Google is a bit slimmed down.
Search, Maps, YouTube, Gmail, Android, Ads, Apps, Nest, Calico, Google Life Sciences, Google X (Research at Google), Glass, Wing - Drone Delivery, Loon - Internet by Baloon, Google Capital, Google Ventures, Sidewalk, Google Fiber.
Google X is a division which encourages people to think big and aim for breakthroughs (moonshots) instead of incremental improvements. Things like Google Glass and self-driving cars.
and Thinking big: Larry Page talks moon shots
Two classes of shares will continue to trade on Nasdaq as GOOGL (Class A) and
GOOG (Class C).
Google split its stock in April 2014, which created the A and C shares.
See GOOG or GOOGL: Which Google Should You Buy? - investopedia.com
Google's Market Cap of $455 Billion is number 2 behind Apple's $683 B.
It grew 15% from August 2014 to August 2015.
Google is the most visited web site with over 200 million people per month in the US and over 1 Trillion worldwide visitors. YouTube is #2 with over 184 million US visitors per month.
Google Announces Plans for New Operating Structure - Investor Relations - investor.google.com
Life at Google - Google Careers
Meet Alphabet - Google's new parent company - Aug. 10, 2015 - cnn.com
Meet Alphabet, The New Conglomerate Absorbing Google That's Run By Larry Page & Sergey Brin
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