Google : the word Google is derived from GOOGOL.
Googol is the mathematical term for a 1 followed by 100 zeros.
The term was coined by Milton Sirotta, nephew of American mathematician Edward Kasner, and was popularized in the book, “Mathematics and the Imagination” by Kasner and James Newman.
Google’s play on the term reflects the company’s mission to organize the immense amount of information available on the web.”
is indeed derived from Googol
Of course, that is 100 zeros!
Company Name : Google Inc
Company Name : Google Inc
Began functioning : January 1996
Started by : Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Started as : Research project
Started at : Stanford University in California
: American multinational Internet and software
corporation specialized in Internet search, cloud computing, and
Hosts and develops a number of
Internet-based services and products
Generates profit primarily from advertising
through its AdWords program
First incorporated as a privately held
company on September 4, 1998, and its initial public offering followed on August 19, 2004 At that time
Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt agreed to work together at Google for 20 years, until the year 2024
The company’s mission statement from the outset was "to
organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and
and the company’s unofficial
slogan is "Don’t be evil"
current headquarters : Mountain View, California [ 2006
Google’s rapid growth since its
incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships
beyond the company’s core web
The company offers online productivity software,
such as the Gmail email service, the Google
Docs office suite, and the Google+ social
Google’s products extend to the
desktop as well, with applications such as the Google Chrome web
browser, the Picasa photo organizing and editing software,
and the Google Talk instant
Google leads the development of
the Android mobile operating
system, as well as theGoogle Chrome OS
browser-only operating system, found
on specialized laptops called Chromebooks.
Google has been estimated to
run over one million servers in data centers around
the world, and process over one
billion search requests and about
twenty-four petabytes of user-generated data every day.
As of September 2009 Alexa listed
the main U.S.-focused google.com site as the Internet’s most visited website,
and numerous international Google sites as being in
the top hundred, as well as several other Google-owned
sites such asYouTube
Google also ranks number two in the BrandZ brand equity database.
The dominant market position of Google’s services has led to criticism of the company over issues including privacy,
copyright, and censorship.
12 . http://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2012/01/24/google-says-bye-bye-to-user-privacy/
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