Google's 10th Birthday

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Google's 10th Birthday

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Google, which started as BackRub, turns 10 this September... what a growth in just 10 years !!! How many others taken over... Google have become the major opponent for Microsoft... and is expected to grow even faster...

History

Google was co-founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were students at Stanford University and the company was first incorporated as a privately held company on 7 September 1998. The initial public offering took place on 19 August 2004, raising US$1.67 billion, making it worth US$23 billion. Google has continued its growth through a series of new product developments, acquisitions, and partnerships. 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. The unofficial company slogan is "Don't be evil", although criticism of Google includes concerns regarding the privacy of personal information, copyright, censorship, and discontinuation of services. :D

10th Birthday

There are some cookies during the 10th Birthday...

Google Timeline - an interactive timeline through history of Google...

Project 10100 - an initiative to change the world ! Google is accepting new ideas from the public and is committing $10 million to implement these projects. Let's wait and see what happens :)


See also...

» Google Chrome

» Google Pages & Google Page Creator are going down


ATOzTOA : Latest Headlines


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