Google, founded in 1988 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two Ph.D. students at Oxford University, has been experiencing rapid growth since its introduction as a company, which has grown into a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships beyond the search engine. The original Google (Google Search) has led. Here are 30 facts about Google that are unknown and weird.
1. Multinational corporation
Google is a multinational American technology company specializing in Internet services such as online advertising, web search engine, cloud processing, software, and hardware.
2. Setting up
The company was founded on September 4, 1998, by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, a private company. They were passing their doctorate in computer science at Stanford University and were Google’s research project.
3. A link to the link
Google is based on the new Page Rank technology, which defines the relevance of a website with a number of pages and the importance of those pages that are given to the post link site.
4. Google or Gogol
The Google name was originally “BackRub” because it examined the Backlinks system to evaluate the importance of the site. The idea of Google’s name was derived from spelling mistakes in the word “googol”.
5. Google domain name
The Google domain name was registered on Sept. 15, 1997, and its office was in Susan WoichitskyGarage, located in Menlo Park, California. Craig Silverstein was his first employee. In October 2016, Google operated 70 offices and offices in more than 40 countries.
6. The angel’s fundraisers
Google started by angel investor, Jeff Bezos of Amazin.com, and David Cheriton of Stanford University scientist, entrepreneur Ram Shriram and Andy Bechtolsheim of Sun Microsystems was founded. The initial budget of the company was $ 100,000 even before it was recorded.
7. Sell to “Excite”
In early 1999, Google was on the verge of selling to Excite. Their $ 750,000 bid was rejected by Brin and Page.
8. Google Account
On August 19, 2004, Google’s shares were traded on the stock exchange and the company became public. Google provided $ 19.605.052 worth of stock at a price of $ 85 each. The online auction generated $ 23 billion worth of funds, which quickly turned many Google employees into shareholder millionaires. Yahoo, which owns 8.4 million shares.
9. HR Manager
Google has appointed a senior cultural officer, who is the HR manager to maintain the company’s culture and works in line with the value that the company was founded on.
10. National Sales Manager
In July 2005, a former Camida Cristina Alwall arranged a lawsuit, claiming that she was discriminated against by the company when she was pregnant with a quadruple. He worked as a national sales manager.
11. There is no unwanted call
In 2013, litigation was set up for the so-called “No Unwanted Call,” which included several Silicon companies, including Google, who agreed to refrain from getting very technical staff.
12. Stock Shares
From the last quarter of 2015, Google shares were divided into shares of the C category of “GOOG” and the “A” category of “GOOGL” shares. The company was listed on GOOG and GOOGL on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange and GGQ1 on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
In March 1999, the company moved to its new office in Palo Alto, Calif., And on October 23, 2000, they launched digital advertising, with access to AdWords ads that allow for cost-effective keyword advertising.
14. Silicon Graphics
In 2003, an Office of Silicon Graphics collection was purchased in California. The collection later became known as the “Googles”. The game was made up of the word googolplex, meaning a number 1 and the front of its hundreds of zeros. Three years later, the collection was sold for $ 319 million.
15. Vampire Slayer
In October 2006, the word Google became more popular and popular to find its way into the dictionaries of Mary Webster and Oxford. The first use of “Google” in the role of the verb to the television series ” Knife of the Vampire Slayer ” in 2002 is back.
16. Online advertising
The company recorded a growth of 700% by the third quarter of 2005, primarily due to online advertising. There was a change in the company’s large-scale advertising solutions from the newspaper, magazine, and television to the Internet. In 2012, Google for the first time experienced $ 50 billion in annual revenue.
On September 19, 2013, Google launched a healthcare company called Calico, led by Arthur Levinson, focusing on the challenges of aging and related diseases.
18. Affordable internet access
In October 2013, Google launched the “Affordable Internet Alliance” (A4AI), along with Facebook, Intel, and Microsoft. It was an effort to make the Internet more affordable and to approach the goal of the United Nations Broadband Committee, which accounted for 5% of monthly income, even for the world.
19. Doodle Removal
On Sept. 27, 2016, Google celebrates its 18th birthday with a doodle painted on web browsers around the world.
20. Version Control System
In September 2015, Google’s director of engineering, Rachel Potawin, revealed that the entire Google’s cache of every single service that it generates and more than two billion lines of code is stored in the “version control system” called “Piper.” There are many libraries for each new project. Engineers can modify the unit code and apply it at the same time in all services.
21. Applied Semantics
In 2001, Google acquired ” Deja News “, and in six years, its base with “Applied Semantics” in 2003, the company Kehl, nicknamed ” Googlart ” in 2004, ” Ocherin Software” in 2005, developed on 13 November 2006 “Integration with YouTube” was finalized for $ 3.1 billion.
22. Renewable energies
In 2010, Google invested in renewable energy for the first time. The company set up two wind farms with a capacity of 169.5 megawatts of electricity in North Dakota.
23. Motorola Mobility
On August 15, 2011, Google bought more than $ 12.5 billion for the Motorola Mobility for the sake of excellence in the Android-based Android-wide patent franchise. After rebuilding it, it sold $ 75 million in operations to Flexstroke to coordinate with Google’s strategy, and agreed to launch unknown gadgets and other mobile devices. The company was sold to Lenovo in 2014.
24. Wind energy and solar energy
In December 2016, Google announced that it would supply all the data centers and its offices with renewable energy by 2017. It will make Google the largest vendor of renewable energy and solar energy in the world.
On August 10, 2015, Google announced that it plans to reorganize its entire organization as a complex (a diversified and diversified business unit) called “Alphabet”, which Google has been the main subsidiary of. Sandra Pitchay was selected as Google CEO and Larry Page moved to Alphabet.
In January 2010, Google Nexus One launched the first Android phone under the name of the Nexus brand, and in 2011, the Chromebook launched a new kind of computer that was operating with the Chrome operating system. The ChromeMonth dongle, which allows users to transfer content from smartphones to the TV, was also introduced in July 2013.
27. Universal Voice
In September 2016, a community-wide Wi-Fi project began at the train station in India and was installed at 100 stations by December, meeting the needs of 15,000 users.
28. Most Valuable Employer
In February 2016, Google recruited as the most attractive employer for graduate students for 61,000 people. His philosophy is, “You can make money right without money,” “You can be serious without a suit,” and “Work must be challenging and the challenge must be fun.”
29. Temporary alternative livers
Since 1998, Google has been designing a special temporary replacement logo called Doodles, to celebrate holidays, events, achievements, and important people on its homepage. The first Doodle was presented on the occasion of the Burning Man Festival (Susan Man) in 1998.
In 2004, Google launched Google.org with a budget of $ 1 million, a nonprofit humanitarian organization, and sought to raise public awareness of climate change, global poverty, and global health.