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All the companies and divisions under Google’s parent company, Alphabet

Google became Alphabet three years ago, but for many people it can be confusing as to how it's organized. Here's what's under the corporate umbrella.
Jeff Dean

There’s another famous Google duo that worked together to change internet history and their names are not Larry and Sergey

Jeff Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat helped turn Google's search engine into a reality and then some. A recent profile by The New Yorker tells their story.
Google cofounder and Alphabet president Sergey Brin.

Here’s what Sergey Brin’s resume looked like back in 1996, two years before he cofounded Google

Google cofounder Sergey Brin was pursuing a Ph.D. in computer science at Stanford two years before Google was born.
Google employees all around the world abandoned their desks in protest on Thursday.

A Googler vividly described the ‘disastrous’ leadership meeting that sparked a giant protest over sexual misconduct

YouTube executive Claire Stapleton said a 'disastrous' meeting with senior management was a turning point.
Larry Page, CEO of Alphabet, which is in the middle of a leadership crisis.

It’s become increasingly clear that Alphabet, Google’s parent company, needs new leadership

Even as the controversies pile up, Alphabet CEO Larry Page remains absent from public view.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google staff across the world are abandoning their desks in protest of sexual misconduct

Campaigners predict that thousands of employees will take part after last week's explosive New York Times report.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

The biggest clue that Google+ was long dead: Google’s top executives stopped using it up to 3 years ago

Google announced it would shut down Google+ following a Wall Street Journal report that it left users' data exposed. You need only look at how Google's top executives have stopped using Google+ to see it was an unloved child.

In the Google+ case, the lack of transparency from Google is likely the biggest problem for managers, experts say

Google has a believable explanation for how it left personal-profile data exposed, and it says the data was never used for nefarious purposes. But the company's explanation of why it didn't alert the public has several big issues, including an internal memo.

Google is letting people take a virtual tour inside the modest garage that served as its first headquarters

Google has recreated the modest garage that served as its first headquarters to celebrate 20 years of Google Search. The virtual tour can be found through Google Street View, and allows users to peer into the cluttered space that gave rise to the most popular search engine in the world.

Larry Page once led a Google project that would shoot bicyclists 35 miles down a glass tube, from its headquarters to San Francisco

Larry Page's Google project, titled "Heliox," aimed to create a Hyperloop-style tube about the width of a subway car that would propel cyclists with a mixture of gases. It never came to fruition.