Alphabet is the parent company of Google. The holding company was created in 2015 by Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. It has operations in several industries, including technology, life sciences, investment capital, and research. Some of its best known products and services include the internet products YouTube and Google Play and hardware products Chromecast and Chromebook. It also provides advertising, digital content and cloud services. The company is based in Mountain View, California.