The 10 craziest projects Google has acquired

YouTube/ MekaRoboticsVideos Google has acquired 182 companies to date, a lot of which specialize in some crazy stuff. With a market cap of roughly $436 billion, Google has dipped its toe in just about everything. From music streaming (via their 2014 acquisition of Songza) to child-friendly apps (via the Launchpad Toys acquisition in February), Google seemingly has it all with no sign of slowing down. The 10 biggest acquisitions Google has made totaled more than $24 billion, and that’s considering most of the financial details behind Google’s nearly 200 acquisitions have never been released. Most of the acquisitions listed here will be under the purview of Alphabet, which will become Google’s new holding company. This isn’t surprising, since Alphabet is basically designed to oversee Google’s more ambitious projects while Google manages the core products.…


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