Who is the owner of google?
Alphabet Inc. is a US technology company that is the parent company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries.
The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. It was created through a restructuring of Google on October 2, 2015.
Alphabet is the world's third-largest technology company by revenue and one of the world's most valuable companies.
The two co-founders of Google, Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, remained as controlling shareholders, board members, and employees at Alphabet.
Google was founded on September 4, 1998, by Page and Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. Together they own about 14% of its publicly-listed shares and control 56% of the stockholder voting power through super-voting stock.
Aside from Google's core search engine, it provides services such as email, cloud storage, instant messaging, video chat, language translation, and video sharing.
The company has received significant criticism involving issues such as privacy concerns, tax avoidance, censorship, search neutrality, antitrust and abuse of its monopoly position.