The core Google search product remains the driver of Alphabet’s business, thanks to its incredibly lucrative online advertising franchise. But other businesses are emerging as potential blockbusters: Google’s Waymo self-driving car division is on the rise, its cloud-computing platform recently had its first $1 billion quarter, and analysts believe YouTube’s video service could generate up to $20 billion in revenue this year. The multibillion-dollar question: Whether discomfort with Google’s market power could create more tension with regulators.
Internet Software and Services
Larry E. Page
Mountain View, Calif.
|Revenues ($M) (Past 12 Months)||$123,898|
|Profits ($M) (Past 12 Months)||$16,308|
|Market Value as of Oct. 10, 2018 ($M)||$755,964|