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Google

The history, fame and glory of two young lads changing the globe forever. Please place a comment in that blue box Thank you :)
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Google
Born on August 21st 1973, in Moscow, Russia. Sergey Brin was a young Jewish lad. Sergy's father Mikhail, was a Soviet mathematician economist. Eugenia, Brin's mother, had a degree in mathematics and worked as a civil engineer. Brin was only six years old when his family emigrated to the USA to escape the Jewish persecution of 1979. They were a poor family even with high job classes. Brin grew up in Adelphi Maryland where his father obtained a job at the University of Maryland. Brin attended a Montessori school for primary grades and then attended Eleanor Roosevelt High school. He later entered into the University of Maryland and graduated with the highest honors in mathematics and computer engineering. Brin enrolled into the University of Stanford with a graduate fellowship from the National Science foundation
Sergey Brin
Born in 1973, in East Lansing, Michigan, Larry Page had always been a bright young Jewish boy. He attended a Montessori school for his primary grades and attended East Lansing High school. Larry's father Carl, was a pioneer in computer science. While his mother Gloria, taught computer programming at a local university. Larry's Older Brother Carl Page Jr. became a successful internet entrepreneur. Larry was accepted at the University of Michigan and graduated with a B.S. in computer engineering. Larry also participated in the University's solar car team. He later on enrolled into Stanford University.
Larry Page
Agenda
The Lives of Larry and Sergey .................................................................................................................................. 2-3
The Life Time Adventures of Google Inc. .................................................................................................................. 5-9
Surprise! April Fools! .................................................................................................................................................. 10
The Applications .......................................................................................................................................................... 11-12
Acquisitions Made Along The Journey ....................................................................................................................... 13
Pay Structures of Executives, and Employees ............................................................................................................ 14
Google's Stocks ............................................................................................................................................................. 15
Coding Competitions Around The Globe ..................................................................................................................... 16
The Helping Hand ....................................................................................................................................................... 17-20
The Culture @ Google ................................................................................................................................................... 21-24
Conclusion...................................................................................................................................................................... 25
Life of Google
How the two Lads met
-1995 Larry Page and Sergey Brin meet at Stanford University. Larry is 22 years old and Sergey is 21.
-1996 Begin to collaborate on BackRub. Serves the students of Stanford.
-1997 the renaming of BackRub to Google.
- August of 1998, receive first funding from Andy Betcholshiem with a check for $100, 000.
-September 1998, the move to Susan's garage and drop out of Stanford.
-The bank account is registered, and 1st employee is hired, Craig Silverstien.
-December, PC Magazine reports Google "has an uncanny knack for retuning relevant results" and is the search engine choice on the Top 100 Web sties of 1998.
Entering into the 21st century
-Google becomes a fierce competitor "I fear someone in a garage who is devising something completely new"-Bill Gates
-1999, expanding past the garage and the 1st non-engineering hire.
-The 1999 $25 million press release. At the press release Moritz describes "Googlers" as "people who use Google".
-Move to Mountain View Location and Google's 1st chef.
-2000 Google is now available in 10 languages.
-AdsWords launches with 350 customers to start.
-2001 Image Search launches with 250 million images.
-1st international office in Tokyo and Eric Schmidt becomes CEO while Larry and Sergey are presidents.
-Partnership with UOL.
Google Doodle
-The Burning man festival started the Google Doodles with the 1st doodle done by Denis Hwang.
The Advances From 2002 to 2004
-In 2002 the 1st Google Hardware is released.
-Google Index is 1 billion.
-Major Overhaul for AdWords.
-The release of Google Labs.
-January 2003 the American Dialect Society ranked "google" as the "most useful" Word of the year in 2002.
-2004, Larry Page is inducted into the National Academy.
-Move to the Googleplex!
-More than 100 Google domains and continues to grow.
-Larry and Sergey are named Fellows by the Marconi Society.
-Index of Web pages reaches 8billion.
Google's life in 2005 to 2007
-In February of 2005 Google Images hits 1.1 billion.
-June, Google releases Personalized Search in Labs.
-In the U.S. government's 2005 machine translations evaluation Google is ranked well.
-In June of 2006, Google is added to the Oxford English Dictionary as a verb.
-Google launches free citywide WiFi in Mountain View Region.
-November, in the U.K. the 1st nation wide Doodle for Google launches.
-Valentine's Day in 2007, gmail is open to everyone.
-Several 2008 Presidential Candidates visit Googleplex.
-The 1st CNN/YouTube debate between 2008 Presidential Candidates.
-The Royal Channel on YouTube is created by the Queen of England in December.
Moving Up Into A New Decade
-Google launches a site dedicated to the 2008 U.S. elections.
-In September 2008, words gets out about Chrome a little earlier than planed and 10th year anniversary is celebrated.
-Google reaches a trillion different URLs indexed.
-The world's 1st collaborative orchestra.
-2009, the announcing of Google Chrome OS.
-2010, A new approach with China.
-In February, the 1st Google Super Bowl.
-Google Apps for Eduction opens.
-Announcing Google TV.
-Larry Pages becomes CEO in April 2011.
-May 2011, Google's U.S. economic impact for the year 2010 is $64 billion.
-Google Earth reaches the one billion download mark.
-2012 President Barack Obama has a Google+ Hangout.
-The Google Lunar X Prize is still an ongoing project.
http://www.googlelunarxprize.org/
Conclusion
"Two kind of crazy kids having a big impact on the world because of the power of the internet, the power of distribution, and the power of software and computers. And there are so many things like that out there. There are so many opportunities where you can have a huge impact on the world by using the leverage of science and technology." -Larry Page
Google Doodle 2008-2009
-May of 2008 Grace Moon, a California 6th grader wins Doodle 4 Google with her doodle "Up in the Clouds".
-Harris Middle in San Antonio, Texas wins 2009 Doodle 4 Google with her doodle "A new beginning".
Surprise! April Fools!
Every year since 2000 Googlers love to play tricks on Google users. Some of these jokes are:
-2000 On April Fool's Day Google announced MentalPlex.
-2002 Google announced the use of pigeon power.
-2004 Google announced LunaPlex.
-2006 the Unveil of Google Romance.
-2007 the new product TiSP is released and in the NY office Googlers loose and find a real snake!
-2011 Gmail Motion is unveiled.
These are some of the few jokes Googlers created.
The Applications
Google advances not only through their money making skills but through their application. The applications give Google more to offer.
The Applications
Web:
-Google Search.
-Google Toolbar.
-Google Chrome.

Mobile:
-Mobile Products.
-Mobile Maps.

Media:
-YouTube
-Image Search
-Books.
-News
-Video Search
-Picasa
Application Part 2
Geo:
-Lattitude -Maps
-Earth -Panoramio
-SketchUp

Home Office:
-Drive -Gmail
-Calendar -Talk
-Translate -Google Cloud Print

Social:
-Blogger -Groups
-Orkut

Specialized Search:
-Blog Search -Finance
-Scholar -Alerts
-Trends

Innovation:
-Code
Acquisitions Of Google
By Shaelyn Just
Some of the companies Google has acquired are:
-2000, forging a partnership with Yahoo!
-2001, 1st public purchase was Deja.com
-2003, acquire Pyra Labs
-2004, acquire Keyhole
-2005, acquire Urchin
-2006, acquire dMarc and JotSpot. Also Youtube For $1.65 billion.
-2007, partnership with China Mobile and Growing Connections.
-2008 acquire DoubleClick for $3.1 billion.
-2009 acquire reCAPTCHA.
-2010 acquire Aardvark, Picnik, AdMob, ITA, Metawe, and Slide.
-2011 acquire Admeld, Motorola Mobility, and Zagat.

Over the years Google has acquired over 30 companies and is still counting.
Pay Structures of Executives
2004
Larry, Sergey and Eric decided to change their salary to$1 per year, refusing any bonuses, and putting all their money into the stocks.
Google's Stocks
2004
In 2004 Google went public as a company. They released approximately 20, 000, 000 shares at $85, around approximately 15% of the company. Overnight their worth was 23 billion.
March 23rd 2013
One share is now worth $810.31 making Google's Market Capital 267.13 billion.
Today?
Using Google Finance we are able to see the latest trade in the stock market for Google:
http://www.google.ca/finance?q=NASDAQ%3AGOOG&ei=R3JPUYiOMpL-rAGRew#
Code Jam
Code Jams are where programmers compete for cash prizes. This gets all generations active with technology. People from all around the world come to these events. Coders are only allowed to work in Java, C++, C# or VB.NET.

-Registration for the 1st Code Jam opens on October 2003.
-March 2005 First Code Jam in India, winner is Ardian Kristanto Poernomo of Singapore.
-First Summer Of Code, a 3 month $2 million program. Helps computer science students with source software development.
-1st Code Jam in China in 2006.
-In July of 2006 Google Code Jam happens in Europe.

There are still many Code Jams hosted all around the world.
The Philanthropic Hand of Google
Google has given back to it's community in may ways. There contributions to society are:
-The Code Jams
-Google Antia Borg Scholarship
-Tokyo R&D
-Google Earth helps with Hurricane Katrina
-Google Scholar
-Summer of Code
-Google Books Library Project
-Literacy Project
-Doodle 4 Google
-The Green Initiatives
-Google Earth Outreach
-Lunar X Prize Foundation
-Supercomputing Initiative
-Google Earth Recovery Efforts
-Clean Energy Act 2030
-Google Flu Trends
-Mountain View Brush Project
-Automatic Captions in YouTube
-Family Safety Center
-$5 million in grants to non-profit organizations
-Google Earth Helps with devastating Earthquake in Japan.
-$12 million in grants to museums.
-Economic Impact for the year 2010 is $64 billion
-$75 million Investment in Clean Power Finance
-End-of -Year Grants in STEM and girl's education, empowerment through technology and anti-slavery and human trafficking $40 million.

And many more to come....
Taking a Closer Look at Google's Helping Hand.
The Green Initiatives
-In 2007 Google made a "green" initiatives project where their objective was to be carbon-free by the end of 2007. The steps they took were:
-solar panels on Googleplex
-the adoption of the hybrid car
-Secondly, in 2009 Google bought goats for Googleplex to clean up the brush.
-Thirdly, in 2008 Google released the 1st draft of Clean Energy 2030 proposal. This was to wean the U.S. off of coal and oil for electricity as well as reduce oil used by cars by 40%.
Google Earth Search and Rescue
During Hurricane Katrina, search and rescue crews used the new Google Earth to locate survivors.
During the devastating Japan Earthquake again search and rescue teams used Google Earth to locate people stuck in the chaos. Also Google created a Person Finder so friends and family could locate missing persons. This page included links on where to donate.
Google Helping Students
Google has many outreach programs form K-12 and even in University:
-for pre-university Google offers STEM, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics, also Computer Science (CS) globally.
-Programs for University Students are Google's BOLD Internship, the Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI), and Engineering Practicum to provide technology career and skill access.
-Google Scholarships and Awards. Google has awarded over $12.7 million to students around the globe.
Learn more at google.com/jobs/scholarships, google.com/jobs/students, and google.com/edu.
Google Culture
The Ten Things We Know To Be True
1. Focus on the users and all else will follow.
2. It's best to do one thing really, really, well.
3. Fast is better than slow.
4. Democracy on the web works.
5. You don't need to be at your desk to need an answer.
6. You can make money without doing evil.
7. There's always more information out there.
8. The need for information crosses all borders.
9. You can be serious without a suit.
10. Great just isn't good enough.
Google Offices
Google has always been a creative, fun work environment. There is an emphasis on team and individual achievements. New ideas can merge from the cafe to google's employee gym. Google is greatly different in their office style in order to be successful and have a stress free workplace. Page and Brin want to make Google to be a fun place to work. To pool tables outside of cubicles to having free food for employees, Google has become one of the greatest places to work at.
Google has Crossed All Borders
Google's mission is to have free access to information anytime, anywhere. Google has offices in 60 countries and more than 180 Internet domains in more than 130 languages. As our world grows and matures in diversity so will Google.
Speed is Everything
When Page and Brin started building Google, they became obsessed with time. Over the years Google has been able to get your search under a second, by shaving off excess bit and bytes. Thanks to Google you are able to have information at your finger tips in less than a second.
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