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About Google, Its Founder, Products, etc

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  • Google A presentation by Shashank Iyer(128), Aditya Lakhotia (182), Siddharth Mamania (193), Karan Mehta (208) and Samir Naikwadi (231).
  • Introduction • Google Inc. is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. • Google began in January 1996 as a research project • Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University.
  • Introduction • Page and Brin originally nicknamed their new search engine "BackRub", because the system checked backlinks to estimate the importance of a site. • Eventually, they changed the name to Google, originating from a misspelling of the word "googol“. • Google’s headquarters is located in Mountain View, California, nicknamed Googeplex.
  • Founders Sergey Brin Larry Page
  • Products Google Search, YouTube, Google Plus, Android, Advertising (AdWords, AdSense, etc.), Google Maps, Gmail, etc.
  • Google Search • Google Search is a web search engine owned by Google Inc. • Google Search is the most-used search engine on the World Wide Web. • Major competitors of Google are Baidu and Soso.com in China; Naver.com and Daum Communications in South Korea; Yandex in Russia; Seznam.cz in Czech Republic; Yahoo! in Japan, Taiwan and the United States, and Bing.
  • Google Search • It is available in 123 languages. • The frequency of use of many search terms has reached such a volume that they may indicate broader economic, social and health trends. • Data about the frequency of use of search terms on Google have been shown to correlate with flu outbreaks and unemployment levels and provide the information faster than traditional reporting methods and government surveys.
  • Google Maps • Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google. • Google Maps provides high-resolution aerial or satellite images for most urban areas all over the world. • Google Maps uses a close variant of the Mercator projection, so it cannot show areas around the poles.
  • Gmail • Gmail is a free, advertising-supported email service provided by Google. • Gmail initially started as an invitation-only beta release on April 1, 2004 and it became available to the general public on February 7, 2007. • It’s competitors are Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, AOL, etc.
  • A screenshot of a Gmail inbox and compose box
  • Google Docs • Google Docs is a freeware web-based office suite offered by Google. • Google Docs originated from two separate products, Writely and Google Spreadsheets. • It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users. • It can be accessed from the Website, docs.google.com.
  • Android • Android is a Linux-based operating system designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. • Initially developed by Android, Inc., which Google backed financially and later bought in 2005. • Android is open source and Google releases the code under the Apache License.
  • Android Android 4.2 "Jelly Bean" on the Nexus 4
  • Android • The first Android-powered phone was sold in October 2008. • As of May 2013, a total of 900 million Android devices have been activated and 48 billion apps have been installed from the Google Play store.
  • Android The android logo
  • YouTube • YouTube is a video-sharing website, created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005 and owned by Google since late 2006. • Most of the content on YouTube has been uploaded by individuals, although media corporations including CBS, the BBC, Vevo, Hulu, and other organizations offer some of their material via the site, as part of the YouTube partnership program. • YouTube’s biggest competitor is Dailymotion,
  • YouTube The logo of YouTube since 2007