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To inform the audience about Google Incorporation and its significant and various technological innovations. Google is more than a search engine; it is one of the most technologically innovative companies of the 21st century. I. Introduction
A. Imagine yourself walking into a bookstore that contains billions of books. Billions of books that’s not organized, not in alphabetic, categorical, or genre order; No employee to assist you and no centralized system. You need to find a specific book in a short amount of time. Posed in this predicament, it is extremely doubtful you’ll be able to find that book. The World Wide Web is no different; it is a highly disorganized collection of documents in many different formats. But thanks to search engines, we know there’s a solution. B. Google is the most popular search engine used by everyone in the world today. It provides users organized and relevant search results in a matter of seconds. It is also one of the most technologically innovative companies of the 21st century. C. Based on my research through reading books, journals, and articles I have gathered substantial information about Google Incorporation. D. Three main points people should know about Google is: 1. History of Google Incorporation 2. The Science Behind Google’s Search Engine 3. Google Project Glass II. History of Google Incorporation A. Larry Page and Sergey Brin 1. 1998 - Founders of Google Incorporation. 2. 1995 - The two met in Stanford University. a. Stanford computer science grad students. 3. Collaborated on a search engine called BackRub. a. According to Steven Levy author of In The Plex, “Page understood that web links were like citations in a scholarly article. It was widely recognized that you could identify which papers were really important without reading them—simply tally up how many other papers cited them in notes and bibliographies. Page believed that this principle could also work with web pages.” B. Start of Google Incorporation
1. 1997 - Larry and Sergey changed the name of their search engine to Google, which was derived from the play on word “Googol”
a. A mathematical term for the number represented in the figure 1 followed by 100 zeros equal to 10100. 2. An investor writes Larry and Sergey a check for $100,000 a. 1998 – Both privately incorporate Google b. They set up a workspace in a friends Garage in Menlo Park. 3. According to Global Business Magazine by 1998 Google had an uncanny knack for returning extremely relevant results. Even though Google had yet to significantly penetrate the search market, by the end of 1999 they had raised $25 million in venture capital, moved into bigger offices twice and hired 40 employees and a company cook. C. Google Onward
1. According to Google’s Company History Timeline, from 2000 through 2013, Google launched and released a wide variety of new internet based applications, services, products, made key partnerships and acquisitions. a. From just releasing 15 different languages supported by Google.com (e.g. French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, etc.) in 2000. Google now supports 130 different languages around the world. b. Google has released numerous apps and services such as: i. Google Books – search for free books online ii. Google Docs & Spreadsheets – use docs that are similar to Microsoft office Word and Excel spreadsheet online for free iii. Google Health – store and manage medical records online iv. Google Cloud – ability to save data online
c. Google formed key partnerships with companies like Yahoo! and AOL.
d. Google acquired key companies such as:
i. Pyra Labs – the creator of blogger ii. Youtube
e. Google released products such as:
i. Nexus One – Android SmartPhone (Nexus 4 New V.))
ii. Nexus Tablets (Nexus 7 & Nexus 10) iii. Samsung ChromeBook Laptop Transition: Now that we know how Google got started, let’s look at...
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