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History of Google
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG and LSE: GGEA) is an American public corporation, specializing in Internet search, Cloud Computing, as well as online advertising technology and software. AdWords is an advantage of almost all the profits of this company.

Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were students at Stanford University. They both have a stake in the company by 16 percent. At first, the company was formed as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. Initial public offering on August 19, 2004. Since its inception, the mission of this company is "To organize world's Information and make it Universally accessible and useful" (To manage all the information in the world and makes it accessible and useful for everyone) [10], and the slogan is not official is 'Don' t Be Evil "(Do not be evil). In 2006 the company was to move the headquarters to Mountain View, California.

Developments since the company was opened has spawned a wide range of products, mergers, and alliances behind the search engine company. The company offers online productivity software such as email, office applications package, and social networking sites. Google products are also extended to personal computers, with application to surf the web, organize & edit photos, and instant messaging. Google led the development of Android, the mobile operating system, also Google Chrome web-based operating system OS, which is found in a special netbook called Chromebook. Google has been estimated to have been running one million servers in data centers worldwide, and has processed over one billion searches, and about twenty-four petabytes of data from users every day.

September 2009, Alexa menyantumkan main site (which focused on the United States) as the most visited website on the Internet, and other international Google website in the top one hundred, as well as websites such as Google-owned YouTube, Blogger and Orkut. [ 20] Google also ranked number two in the database of brand equity, BrandZ. Dominant market position of Google street acts as a source of criticism on this company from the issue of privacy, copyright, and censorship.

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Google is widely known for its web search service, which is a major factor of success of this company. In August 2007, Google is a search engine on the web are the most commonly used by as many as 53.6% market share, and Yahoo! (19.9%) and Live Search (12.9%). [25] Google has billions of web pages , so that users can search for information they want, through the use of keywords and operators. Google has also employed the Web Search technology into other search services, including Image Search, Google News, the price comparison site Google Product Search, the interactive Usenet archive Google Groups, Google Maps and others.

In 2004, Google launched a free web-based email service, called Gmail. Gmail features spam filtering technology and the ability to use Google technology to search email. The service generates revenue by displaying ads from the AdWords service that are included in the email message that is displayed on the screen.

In early 2006, the company launched Google Video, which not only allow users to search and view videos for free, but also allow users and disseminators of media to spread its content, including television shows on CBS, NBA basketball games, and music videos. In August 2007, Google announced that they will stop the video rental and sale program and offer refunds and Google Checkout credits to consumers who had purchased videos to own.

Google also has made several desktop applications, including Google Earth, an interactive mapping program powered by satellite and aerial photography covering the entire planet Earth. Google Earth is considered highly accurate and more detailed. Some large cities have a clear image that can zoom in close enough to see vehicles and pedestrians clearly. As a result, there are several reasons for involvement in national security. Specifically, some countries and militaries contend the software can be used to pinpoint with near-precision accuracy the physical location of critical infrastructure, commercial and residential buildings, bases, government agencies, and others. However, satellite images are rarely updated, and everything is available free of charge through other products and even government sources (NASA and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, for example). Some counter this argument by stating that Google Earth is easily accessible as well as find a location.

Several other products are available through Google Labs, which is a collection of applications that have not been completed and still being tested for use by the public.

Google has promoted their products in a variety of ways. In London, Google Space was set up in Heathrow Airport, showcasing several products, including Gmail, Google Earth and Picasa.  Also, a similar page was launched for American college students, under the name College Life, Powered by Google.

In 2007, some reports surfaced that Google was planning the launch of its own mobile phone, possibly a competitor to Apple's iPhone. On 5 November 2007, Google finally announced Android, a software platform and operating system for devices move backed Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of 34 software companies, hardware, and telecommunications, which aims to develop open standards for mobile devices. In September 2008, T-Mobile released the first mobile phone that runs on the Android platform, the G1.

Month of October 2007, Google SMS service launched in India and allow users to get business listings, movie showtimes and information by sending a short message. Google also launched Google Chrome is a browser. The browser is pretty fast and it looks minimalist

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