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Google | Success story of world’s largest search engine




Google is one of the most successful tech companies in the world. It is also known as the world’s largest search engine company. Its business includes Internet search, cloud computing, advertising technology, and many more. Google’s main income comes from advertising services.


The company founded in 1998 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page in a garage in Menlo Park, California, United States. Google started with a mission to collect all the information in the world and make the information easily accessible to everyone. Sergey Brin and Larry Page worked hard to develop an algorithm, which links all the websites on the internet.
They finally became successful in making the algorithm in 1996. The algorithm named PageRank. It is basically use to assign based on the website’s popularity. The search engine listed the results based on their popularity. They listed it like this because the most popular results will probably be the most useful results. The company initially named BackRub later they changed it to google by misspelling googol.

First Funding

The company received the company’s first funding of 1 lakh dollars from Andy Bechtolsheim, the co-founder of Sun Microsystems. In 1998, personalities like Jeff Bezos, the founder of also invested in the company.

Way towards Success

In 2004, the company held its first public offering. This offering was a huge success and the company reaped huge investments. After the investment, both the founders became the youngest billionaires. The majority of its revenue (more than 70 per cent) is generated through advertising alone.
After the investment, it acquired some companies. Google acquired Applied Semantics, a company which specialized in developing software related to online advertising. It also acquired Android in 2005, the next year google bought youtube too. Now YouTube is the world’s favourite video platform. Google had also acquired AdMob in November 2009 for 750 million dollars.

Services Offered

Services Offered

The company is mainly and popularly used as a search engine but along with that, it offers many other services. The company generates revenue from ads which include sales of apps, purchases made in-app, digital content products on Google and YouTube, Android and licensing and service fees, including fees received for Google Cloud offerings.
It also offers many great customer services like Google Chrome, Gmail, Google Translate, Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Ads, and many more. In 2015, the co-founders announced the creation of a new parent company, Alphabet Inc. In 2010, company launched its first android phone, Nexus One. 2011, they launched the Chromebook which runs on Chrome OS. It also provides internet services under the name Project FI. It offers both Wi-Fi and cellular networks from different telecommunication providers to enable seamless connectivity and fast Internet signal.


Apart from being a multi-national company also runs a non-profit organization by the name, of The company’s organisation concentrates on developing renewable energies, reducing poverty and providing education to the masses.

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