The Creation and Evolution of GOOGLE.

  • Larry met Sergey

    Larry met Sergey
    Larry Page and Sergey Brin meet at Stanford. (Larry, 22, Sergey, 21, is told to show him around.) They disagree about most everything during this first meeting. Reason: Uh, this is probobly the most important thing to happen to google. If they hadnt met, google would'nt be here.
  • They created a seach tool called "Back Rub"

    They created a seach tool called "Back Rub"
    BackRub operates on Stanford servers for more than a year – eventually taking up too much bandwidth. The site starts becoming soo populer that they decide to get a different name. Reason: I don't think that backrub is catchy enough to become that popular. So changing would be very good.
  • They decide on the name "Google"

    They decide on the name "Google"
    Larry and Sergey decide that the BackRub search engine needs a new name. After some brainstorming, they go with Google – a play on the word “googol,” a mathematical term for the number represented by the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros. The use of the term reflects their mission to organize a seemingly infinite amount of information on the web. Reason: The choosing of google is one of the most important names in history. Thats why you dont hear. "Backrub it".
  • Andy Bechtolshiem is Google's first investor

    Andy Bechtolshiem is Google's first investor
    Sun co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim writes a check for $100,000 to an entity that doesn’t exist yet – a company called Google Inc. Reason: Without that money, they might have never left Stanford.
  • First positive reviews of google.

    First positive reviews of google.
    Early press reports and reviews of the Google search engine are positive. Reason: This might have convinsed a lot of new users to use it.
  • Google becomes multilingual.

    Google becomes multilingual.
    Google.com is available in 26 languages. Reason: Makes google more popular through the forigen countries.
  • GMAIL!

    GMAIL!
    They launch Gmail on April Fool’s Day. (At the time, you needed an invitation to get an account.) Reason: So more people can get email. And emails from google.
  • Google Maps

    Google Maps
    Google Maps goes live. Now you can creep on your friends in whole new dimentions. Reason: ow there is a really popular gps and map provider. Making people branch off into the actual site.
  • Google in China

    Google in China
    Google.cn, a local domain version of Google, goes live in China. Reason: Google has a couple billion more users.
  • Google on iPhone

    Google on iPhone
    Their first downloadable iPhone app, featuring My Location and word suggestions for faster mobile searching, debuts with the launch of the Apple 3G iPhone Reason: All of the Iphone users now have instant acsess to googel.