By kcraig
  • Research Begins

    Research Begins
    Google began in January 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they were both PhD students at Stanford University in California.
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    Key Events for Google
  • The Creation Of Google

    The Creation Of Google
    The founders of google are Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
    They created Google in 1997. This is the webpage when it first came out, clearly it has progressed since then.
  • The First Funds

    The First Funds
    The first funding for Google was an August 1998 contribution of US$100,000 from Andy Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun Microsystems, given before Google was even incorporated
  • The Growth of Google

    The Growth of Google
    In March 1999, the company moved its offices to Palo Alto, California, home to several other noted Silicon Valley technology startups. The next year, against Page and Brin's initial opposition toward an advertising-funded search engine, Google began selling advertisements associated with search keywords. In order to maintain an uncluttered page design and increase speed, advertisements were solely text-based. Keywords were sold based on a combination of price bids and clickthroughs,
  • Advertisment

    Ninety-nine percent of Google's revenue is derived from its advertising programs. For the 2006 fiscal year, the company reported $10.492 billion in total advertising revenues and only $112 million in licensing and other revenues.
  • Google Chrome Relased

    Google Chrome Relased
    The latest and most up to date version of Google was relased in 2008 Google Chrome is faster and better than the usual search engine we all know.
  • The Search Engine

    The Search Engine
    The Google web search engine is the company's most popular service. According to market research published by comScore in November 2009, Google is the dominant search engine in the United States market, with a market share of 65.6%.
  • The Nexus One.

    The Nexus One.
    One year later, reports surfaced that Google was planning the release of its own mobile phone, possibly a competitor to Apple's iPhone. The project, called Android, turned out not to be a phone but an operating system for mobile devices, which Google acquired and then released as an open-source project under the Apache 2.0 license. More than a year later on January 5, 2010, Google released an Android phone under its own company name called the Nexus One.
  • Google Wave Released

    Google Wave Released
    The first of these was first announced on May 27, 2009. Google Wave was described as a product that helps users communicate and collaborate on the web. The service is Google's "email redesigned", with realtime editing, the ability to embed audio, video, and other media, and extensions that further enhance the communication experience.It was released to the general public on May 19, 2010