A presentation by Shashank Iyer(128), Aditya
Lakhotia (182), Siddharth Mamania (193), Karan
Mehta (208) and Samir Naikwadi (231).
• Google Inc. is an American multinational
corporation specializing in Internet-related
services and products.
• Google began in January 1996 as a research
• Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey
Brin while they were Ph.D. students at
• 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
• Google’s headquarters is located in Mountain
View, California, nicknamed Googeplex.
Google Search, YouTube, Google Plus, Android, Advertising
(AdWords, AdSense, etc.), Google Maps, Gmail, etc.
• 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
• 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
• 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
• Google Maps is a web mapping service
application and technology provided by
• Google Maps provides high-resolution aerial or
satellite images for most urban areas all over
• Google Maps uses a close variant of the
Mercator projection, so it cannot show areas
around the poles.
• 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,
• It’s competitors are Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, AOL,
• 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
• It can be accessed from the Website,
• Android is a Linux-based operating system
designed primarily for touchscreen mobile
devices such as smartphones and tablet
• Initially developed by Android, Inc., which
Google backed financially and later bought in
• Android is open source and Google releases
the code under the Apache License.
Android 4.2 "Jelly Bean" on
the Nexus 4
• The first Android-powered phone was sold in
• 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
• 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,