Alphabet Inc. is a holding company which are organized around 6 areas of activities: the largest of which is Google. Google is divided in two segments, Google Services and Google Cloud; they also report all non-Google businesses collectively as Other Bets. YouTube provides people with entertainment, information, and opportunities to learn something new. And Google Assistant offers the best way to get things done seamlessly across different devices, providing intelligent help throughout a person's day, no matter where they are. To achieve their objective goal Google are continually innovating and building new product features that will help their users, partners, customers, and communities. Google have invested more than $100 billion in R&D over the last five years.
Other Bets also remain focused on innovation through technology that can positively affect people's lives. For instance, Waymo is working toward making transportation safer and easier for everyone and Verily is developing tools and platforms to improve health outcome. Nest Labs is develops and production of home automation solutions: Wi-Fi networks synchronized with the control programs for thermostats, smoke detectors and security systems; while Google X research into artificial intelligence.
Google Ventures an investment services: management of an investment fund devoted to young businesses that operate in the new technology sector and Goggle capital an investment fund intended for already developed companies. Google Fiber focuses on fiber optic internet access network infrastructure. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
Google’s intellectual property rights are valuable, and any inability to protect them could reduce the value of our products, services, and brands as well as affect our ability to compete.
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