Google LLC is a global technology and internet company headquartered in Mountain View, California, which generates revenue through advertising. The most famous product of the company is the search engine of the same name, which holds a monopolistic position in many countries. Other well-known services include Gmail, Chrome and Maps. With Android, Google also manages the most widely used operating system for mobile devices. Since 2015, the company has been subordinated to Alphabet Holding.
Over the time, Google entered many industries and introduced a variety of services. In October 2015, the group therefore restructured and outsourced some divisions to a holding company called Alphabet. Only the core business consisting of internet services remained with Google.