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All the companies and divisions under Google’s parent company, Alphabet, which just made yet another shake-up to its structure

Google became Alphabet in 2015, but for many people, it can be confusing as to how it's organized. Here's what's under the corporate umbrella.
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs neighborhood in Toronto.

Google is spending $900 million to build a new high-tech neighborhood in Toronto full of buildings made out of wood

Google's parent company, Alphabet, has plans for a high-tech, affordable, and environmentally-friendly neighborhood along Toronto's waterfront.
Apple placed a similar ad at CES this year.

Apple trolled Google again by erecting a giant billboard next to its controversial data-hungry smart neighborhood

Apple erected a billboard boasting about its privacy policy across the street from Google's sister company, Sidewalk Labs, in Toronto.
Quayside will sit along Toronto's Eastern Waterfront.

Sidewalk Labs shared its $900 million plan to remake Toronto’s waterfront. Local activists said it deepened their concerns.

Members of a local opposition group called Block Sidewalk have been calling for the project to disband for months.
Sidewalk Labs CEO and co-founder, Dan Doctoroff.

Sidewalk Labs’ $900 million plan to remake Toronto’s waterfront has finally been unveiled. The CEO is baffled by some of the controversy.

Sidewalk Labs recently released its 1,500-page master plan for an innovation district in Toronto, which will test new technologies.
Quayside will sit along Toronto's Eastern Waterfront.

Activists say Alphabet’s planned neighborhood in Toronto shows all the warning signs of Amazon HQ2-style breakup

The fate of projects in New York and Berlin could provide a window into Alphabet's future in Toronto.
Aerial view of downtown Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia wants to build a $500 billion megacity that’s 33 times as large as New York City. Now it’s on shaky ground after a Saudi jour...

Saudi Arabia's megacity has lost many of its high-profile advisers — including Sam Altman, the head of Y Combinator — following Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.
A rendering of Quayside.

There’s a battle brewing over Google’s $1 billion high-tech neighborhood, and it could have major privacy implications for cities

After announcing its plan to collect data from citizens in public places, Sidewalk Labs has endured criticism from local residents and data experts.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives for a meeting at number 10 Downing Street on March 7, 2018 in London, England.

A Google linked exec and a former US politician have dropped out of a Saudi project after journalist’s disappearance

19 high-profile tech and business figures were named to an advisory board for a $500 billion Saudi Arabian megacity project — but now they're trying to distance themselves.

Google’s parent company revealed its plan for a high-tech neighborhood in Toronto — and it could be the world’s largest tall timber ...

Sidewalk Labs wants to make all of Quayside's buildings out of tall timber. The company says timber is beneficial because it supports Canada's timber industry, provides warmth to residential spaces, accelerates construction times, and saves a lot of money in the long run.