Google is one of the largest and most well known companies in the modern era. The company started out with humble beginnings, begun by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998. Both of the founders were PhD students at Stanford University at the time they founded the company.
The company’s original purpose was to organize information and make it accessible. The company is famous for an unofficial slogan that it goes by “Don’t be evil”.
Since 2006, Google has been located in Mountain View, California. The company has a very large complex that serves as its headquarters, which is called the Googleplex.
Over the years, Google has expanded from a search engine company to a multifaceted Internet company. It offers cloud computing technologies, office software, desktop products – such as the Picasa image editing program – has developed its own mobile operating system, Android, and branched out into many other areas. Google is also one of the largest Internet advertising companies in the world.
Google is an enormously large company. It currently runs in excess of 1 million servers located across the globe. Every day, users around the world make 1 billion search requests on the search engine. It is the most visited website in the world and the company also owns some of the other most visited websites in the world, including YouTube.