Google Overtakes Apple As The World's Most Valuable Company

You can rest easy now

We can all finally relax and go about our days, as it has offically been confirmed that Google's parent company, Alphabet has overtaken Apple as the world's most valuable publicly traded company. 

Now worth a staggering $558 billion USD, the search engine behemoths trumped Apple who are currently sitting at a measly $535 billion USD.

Apple's downturn (a term we use very lightly) is being blamed on the slowing sales of the iPhone 6 and 6s, of which they sold nearly 75 million within three months towards the end of 2014.

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Google brought in £52 billion last year, with £5 billion of that coming from UK sales, which is definitely enough to buy a few more ominous glass-encased offices filled with beanbags, and they haven't even had a film made about them yet. (We're not counting The Internship with Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson.)

If you want a more detailed break down on the figures, they have been released here.