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  • Is Google Too Powerful?
  • About Google
    • Co-founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
    • First incorporated as a privately held company in 1998.
    • The first funding came from Andy Bechtolsheim’s $100,000 check.
    • In 2004, 19,605,052 shares were offered at a price of $85 per share.
    • It is currently priced at approximately $645
  • Google’s Stock
  • Mission Statement
    • To organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.
    • Don’t be evil.
    • Work should be challenging and the challenge should be fun.
  • Key Acquisitions
    • Blogger- Undisclosed
    • Youtube-$1.65 Billion
    • Baidu- $5 Million
    • Grand Central- $45 Million
    • Feed Burner- $100 Million
  • Grand Central
    • The power of 1 - number and mailbox
    • Privacy- voice screening.
    • ListenIn
    • Call Record
    • Blocking
    • WebCall
  • WebCall
    • Provided by Grand Central.
    • Contact without info.
    • Forward Calls to a voicemail box.
    • Website or Blog
  • Benefits of Google
    • Google Earth
    • Gmail
    • Google Video and Images
    • Spread Sheet
    • Presentation
    • Document
  • Benefits of Google
    • Fortune Magazine rated it #1 company to work for in 2007.
    • Benefits investors.
    • Brin and Page donates millions to charities.
    • Founded Google.org which helps issues of climate change, global public health, and global poverty.
  • Conclusion
    • Google is the most used search engine on the web with a 50.8% market share.
    • It has a huge control of the internet, but does no harm
    • Google is a gentle giant.