Google LLC  is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologiessearch enginecloud computingsoftware, and hardware.
Together they own about 14 percent of its Founderdating ceo of google and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, In AugustGoogle announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a called Alphabet Inc.
Google is Alphabet's leading subsidiary
Founderdating ceo of google will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet's Internet interests. The company's rapid growth since incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships beyond Google's search engine Google Search. The company leads the development of the Android mobile operating system, the Google Chrome web browser, and Chrome OSa lightweight operating system based on the Chrome browser.
Google has moved increasingly into hardware; from toit partnered with major electronics manufacturers in the production of its Nexus devices, and it released multiple hardware products in Octoberincluding the Google Pixel smartphone, Google Home smart speaker, Google Wifi mesh wireless router, and Google Daydream
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Founderdating ceo of google has also experimented with becoming an Internet carrier. In Februaryit announced Google Fibera fiber-optic infrastructure that was installed in Kansas City; in Aprilit launched Project Fi in the Founderdating ceo of google States, combining Wi-Fi and cellular networks from different providers; and init announced the Google Station initiative to make public Wi-Fi available around the world, with initial deployment in India.
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Several other Founderdating ceo of google services also figure in the top most visited websites, including YouTube and Blogger. Google is the most valuable brand in the world as of[update]  but has received significant criticism involving issues such as privacy concernstax avoidance, antitrust, censorshipand search neutrality.
Google's mission statement is "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful", and its unofficial slogan was "Don't be evil".
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Page and Brin originally nicknamed their new search engine "BackRub", because the system Founderdating ceo of google backlinks to estimate the importance of a site.
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He rejected the offer. Google's initial public offering IPO took place five years later, on August 19, There were concerns that Google's IPO would lead to changes in company culture. Reasons ranged from shareholder pressure for employee benefit reductions to the fact that many company executives would become instant paper millionaires. The purpose of the Chief Culture Officer is to develop and maintain Founderdating ceo of google culture and work on ways to keep
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InGoogle received a patent for Founderdating ceo of google PageRank mechanism. Inafter outgrowing two other locations, the company leased an office complex from Silicon GraphicsFounderdating ceo of google Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, California. Founderdating ceo of google Googleplex interiors were designed by Clive Wilkinson Architects. InThe Washington Post reported on a percent increase in third-quarter profit for Google, largely thanks to large companies shifting their advertising strategies from newspapers,
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In NovemberGoogle announced its
Founderdating ceo of google to expand Founderdating ceo of google New York City office to a capacity of 12, employees. Google announced the launch of a new company, called Calicoon Founderdating ceo of google 19,to be led by Apple, Inc. In the official public statement, Page explained that the "health and well-being" company would focus on "the challenge of ageing and associated diseases".
Google celebrated its year anniversary on September 27,and in it celebrated its 18th birthday with an animated Doodle shown on web browsers around the world. Search in has been suggested as the cause. According to Interbrand 's annual Best Global Brands report, Google has been the second most valuable brand in the world Founderdating ceo of google Apple Inc. In SeptemberGoogle engineering manager Rachel Potvin revealed details about Google's software code at an engineering conference.
She revealed that the entire Google codebase, which spans every single service it develops, consists of over 2 billion lines of code. All that code is stored in Founderdating ceo of google code repository available to all 25, Google engineers, and the code is regularly copied and updated on 10 Google data centers. To keep control, Potvin said Google has built its own "version control system", called "Piper", and that "when you start a new project, you have a wealth of libraries already available to you.
Almost everything has already been done. The only major exceptions are that the PageRank search results algorithm is stored separately with specific Founderdating ceo of google access, and the code for the Android operating system and the Google Chrome browser are also stored separately, as they don't run on the Internet. The "Piper" system spans 85 TB of data. Google engineers make 25, changes to the code each day and on a weekly basis change approximately 15 million lines of code acrossfiles.
With that much code, automated bots have to help. Potvin reported, "You need to make a concerted effort to maintain code health.
And this is not just humans maintaining code health, but robots too. This is an exponential curve. InGoogle acquired Founderdating ceo of google Newsthe operators of a large archive of materials from Usenet.
In AprilGoogle acquired Applied Semanticsa company specializing in making software applications for the online advertising space. InGoogle acquired Keyhole, Inc. In addition to the many companies Google has purchased, the firm has partnered with other organizations for research, advertising, and other activities. In Google partnered with AOL  to enhance each other's video search services.
InGoogle developed a partnership with GeoEye to launch a satellite providing Google with high-resolution 0. The company announced Founderdating ceo of google two locations will generate The farms, which were developed by NextEra Energy will reduce fossil fuel use in the region and return profits.
NextEra Energy Resources sold Google a twenty-percent Founderdating ceo of google in the project to get funding for its development. Also inGoogle purchased Global IP Solutionsa Norway-based company that provides web-based teleconferencing and other related services.
This acquisition enabled Google to add telephone-style services to its list of products. This occurred days after the Federal Trade Commission closed its investigation into the purchase. In a post on Google's blog, Google Chief Executive and co-founder Larry Page revealed that the acquisition was a strategic move to strengthen Google's patent portfolio.
The company's Android operating system has come under fire in an industry-wide patent battle, as Apple and Microsoft have sued Android device makers such as HTC, Samsung, and Motorola. This purchase was made in part to help Google gain Motorola's considerable patent portfolio on mobile phones and wireless technologies, to help protect Google in its ongoing patent disputes with other companies,  mainly Apple and Microsoft and to allow it to continue to freely offer Android.
On August 13,Google announced plans to lay off Motorola Mobility employees. As a part Founderdating ceo of google this deal, Google acquired a On January 26,Google announced it had agreed to acquire DeepMind Technologiesa privately held artificial intelligence company from London.
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Founderdating ceo of google ability Founderdating ceo of google combine the best techniques from machine learning and systems neuroscience to build general-purpose learning algorithms. DeepMind's first commercial applications were used in simulations, e-commerce and games.
A Google spokesman would not comment of the price. Google retained all but of Motorola's patents and entered into cross-licensing deals. On December 6,Google made its first investment in and picked up a significant minority stake in hyper-local concierge and delivery player Dunzo.
On March 29,Google led a Series C funding round into online-to-offline fashion e-commerce start-up Fynd. Traditionally, Google relied on parallel computing on commodity hardware  like mainstream x86 computers similar to home PCs  to keep costs per query low. An August report estimated that Google had aboutservers in their data centers, based on energy usage. The report does state that "Google never says how many servers are running in its data centers.
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On August 10,Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet. Google became Alphabet's leading subsidiary, and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet's Internet interests. On September 1,Google Inc. InGoogle launched " AdSense for Mobile Founderdating ceo of google, taking advantage of the emerging mobile advertising market.
Google Analytics allows website owners to track where and how people use their website, for example by examining click rates for Founderdating ceo of google the links on a page. Google's AdWords allows advertisers to display their advertisements in the Google content network, through a cost-per-click scheme.
One of the criticisms of this program is the possibility of click fraudwhich occurs when a person or automated script clicks on advertisements without being interested in the product, causing the advertiser to pay money to Google unduly. In FebruaryGoogle stopped showing the advertisements of Founderdating ceo of google non-profit Founderdating ceo of google protesting a major cruise ship's sewage treatment practices.
Google cited its editorial policy at the time, stating "Google does not accept advertising if the ad or site advocates against other individuals, groups, or organizations. The alliance between the two companies was never completely realized because of antitrust concerns by the U.
As a result, Google pulled out of the deal in November According to comScore market research from NovemberGoogle Search is the dominant search engine in the United States market, with a market share of InThe New York Times complained about Google's indexingclaiming that Google's caching of content on its site infringed its copyright for the content.
Google and Parker v. The Hacker Quarterly has compiled a list of words that google's new instant search feature will not search. Google also hosts Google Books. The company began scanning books and uploading limited previews, and
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