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Founded in 2015, Alphabet is the parent company of Google and its several subsidiaries. It is a multinational conglomerate that was created through a corporate restructuring of Google. Alphabet’s subsidiaries include Loon, Sidewalk, Labs, Wing, Verily, Google Fiber, and others. Alphabet CEO Larry Page said that the company would improve the “transparency and oversight” of their actions.
The search-engine giant’s CEO Sundar Pichai announced the news in an internal memo to workers via email on Monday to “give employees the ability to plan ahead.”
Earlier, Google also advised workers in Dublin, Seattle, and San Francisco Bay Area to work from home, taking into account the current situation.
Alphabet’s X Launches a New Project Called Tidal That Will Help Protect the Ocean and Develop Sustainable Fishing
The latest project of Alphabet’s X moonshot division is called Tidal, and its primary goal is to develop sustainable fishing by tracking thousands of fish and their behavior.
The new tool is intended to help journalists and fact-checking organizations in detecting manipulated and doctored pictures. It may well come in handy during the pre-election period.
Apple was the first company to have reached $1 trillion in market cap. Then Amazon and Microsoft hit the same mark, and with a change of the leader, the race has begun. Today, Apple retakes first place.
Wing, a company owned by Google’s Alphabet, is a subsidiary that focuses on drone delivery technologies. Recently the company has launched its first commercial drone delivery in the US which basically enables doorstep delivery via drones.