Google Founders Create New Parent Company — Alphabet

As Google's mission has evolved from a search engine to a social network, self-driving cars, drone delivery, a mobile operating system, its co-founders decided it was time for a new company to accurately reflect their focus.

As Google’s mission has evolved from a search engine to a social network, self-driving cars, drone delivery, a mobile operating system (and much more) its co-founders decided it was time for a new company to accurately reflect their focus.