Google Inc. is an American public corporation and search engine attracted a loyal following among the growing number of Internet users, who likes its simple design and useful results. As of December 31, 2008, the company has 20,222 full-time employees. Environmentalism, philanthropy and positive employee relations have been important tenets during the growth of Google, the latter resulting in being identified multiple times as Fortune Magazine's #1 Best Place to Work. Although criticism of Google includes concerns regarding the privacy of personal information, copyright, censorship and discontinuation of services. It is the most powerful brand in the world.
Google was co-founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were students at Stanford University, California and the company was first incorporated as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. They have made everything so much easier, faster, and more informative. They have definitely made a huge impact into the technological world. Larry Page Sergey Brin Who Did Google?
<ul><li>Originally, the search engine used the Stanford University website with the domain google.stanford.edu . The domain google.com was registered on 15 September 1997, and the company was incorporated as Google Inc. on 4 September 1998 </li></ul>
” Have fun and keep googling !” <ul><li>The name "Google" originated from a common misspelling of the word "googol", which refers to 10^100 , the number represented by a 1 followed by one hundred zeros. </li></ul><ul><li>1 googol = </li></ul><ul><li>= 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>The verb to google refers to using the Google search engine to obtain information on the Web. It was officially added to the Oxford English Dictionary on June 15, 2006. Google sent a plea to the public requesting that " you should please only use 'Google' when you’re actually referring to Google Inc. and our services ." </li></ul>Larry Page, 8 of July 1998
<ul><li>Google Strategy: Search. Ads. Apps. </li></ul>Search A dvertisements Apps
<ul><li>Google also routinely modifies its logo in accordance with various holidays or special events throughout the year, such as Christmas, Mother's Day, or the birthdays of various notable individuals. </li></ul>
Google + building Complex = Googleplex <ul><li>The Google headquarters is located in Mountain View, California. </li></ul><ul><li>Recreational amenities are scattered throughout the campus and include a workout room with weights and rowing machines, locker rooms, washers and dryers, a massage room, assorted video games, foosball, a baby grand piano, a pool table, and ping pong. In addition to the rec room, there are snack rooms stocked with various foods and drinks. </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R90Zs60HXms