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Larry Page and Sergey Brin make Sundar Pichai the new CEO of both Alphabet and Google

Back in 2015, Google's founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin brought about a major change in the company's structure. They create a new company called Alphabet, with Page taking the role of CEO and Brinn became its President. This new company was a collection of all the companies that existed away from Google's main internet-based...

Google is Reportedly Looking to Sell the Zagat Brand and Website

Before Yelp, OpenTable, and the plethora of online communities devoted to restaurant reviews, there was Zagat, a curated, for-pay collation of restaurant reviews and scores from around the country. At the service's  peak in 2011, when Google acquired it for $151 million, it was a privilege to be featured in a Zagat guide. But the platform's development...

Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt is Stepping Down as Executive Chairman, Will Become Technical Advisor

Eric Schmidt has a long and storied career but was able to make a bigger name for himself at Google before he was transitioned as an executive chairman at Alphabet. The man was the CEO of Novell from 1997 to 2001 and then went on to become the CEO of Google from 2001 all the...

Alphabet is Considering Folding Nest into Google’s Hardware Division

When Google acquired Nest back in 2014, the Tony Fadell-founded company petitioned for autonomy. It was considered something of a steal for $3.2 billion, but infighting and cultural clashes hampered its productivity. That didn't stop Nest from getting new high-end security cameras and smart thermostats out the door, but Alphabet, Google's parent company, is reportedly...

Alphabet Q3 2017 Financial Report: Revenue Up 24%, Pixel 2 Pre-Orders More Than Double Last Year’s

We recently showed you LG's Q3 2017 financial report and for them, the company's mobile division is still losing hundreds of millions of dollars. However, things are looking up for Alphabet as the company just revealed their earnings information for this past quarter. Advertising revenue from Google is still the king for the company when...

Google Becomes A Subsidiary Of Alphabet

Back in 1998 when Sergey and Larry founded Google, they were working from a dorm room and later Susan Wojcicki's garage. It was here that the foundations for what would become one of the most powerful companies in history were laid down. Today one of the largest changes to the company since then has been...