Google, the number one search engine in the world, today celebrated 18th birthday
When you open the main page of the Google search engine today, Tuesday (09/27/2016), you will find an animation or a doodle "Google Birthday". The animation turned out to celebrate the birthday of Google 18th.
Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 ago when they were students Ph.D. at Stanford University. They both hold 16 percent of the company. They make Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. Its mission statement is "collecting the world's information and make it accessible and useful to everyone", and the unofficial slogan is "Do not be evil". In 2006, Google's headquarters moved to Mountain View, California.
When Google was Born?
As reported by the Telegraph, no one was really sure about the date of the formation of Google. In fact, people in the company did not know about it. The birthday celebration each 27 September that was recently carried out since 2006. Whereas a year before, in 2005, Google celebrated a birthday on September 26.
Change the date of this anniversary not just happen once. Before 2005, Google was already celebrating a birthday on a different date. Precisely, on 7 September 2004, the search engine Google Doodle serve his own birthday celebrations throughout the world. While in 2003, the anniversary is celebrated on 8 September.
The dates are different it does not seem to have relation to one another. But if the view of history, it can be seen that the registration of Google as a company is done on 4 September 1998. That is, when viewed from the perspective of the company, then on 4 September could be the birth day Google makes the most sense.
However, let's not forget that Google has actually been started since year longer than that. The idea of making started work in 1996 ago as a research project at Stanford University. Just to note, Google itself admits that his birthday is celebrated in four different dates over the past few years. However, while this time, the search engine company decided Sept. 27 as the day of his birth.
Facts About GOOGLE
1. Unlike other companies, Google recently opened its first Initial Public Offering is dated August 19, 2004, when the company was incorporated on September 4, 1998.
2. Almost all of the employees at Google called by the name of Googlers, while for the new employees as Noogler.
3. The initial version of Google was developed at Stanford and can only analyze 30 to 50 pages in one second only. But now increased to be able to analyze millions of pages per second.
4. Google has been sued by one of their Sales Executive is Christina Elwell. He was discriminated against at work because they are pregnant.
5. Google's first address on the internet is Google.stanford.edu.
6. To establish the company, Larry Page and Sergey Brin had to scramble to find the loan money in order to realize their dreams are.
7. Google's first office took place in a garage owned by Susan Wojcicki.
8. It only takes 3 months, Google entered as 100 new website that counts in the world.
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