September 30, 2021
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⟶ Updated 15 Sep 2017 ⟶
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Larry Page and Sergey Brin meet at Stanford University, where they become fast friends after discovering a common interest in owning and selling the personal information of millions of people
Google abandons attempt to organize internet with Dewey Decimal System
Google first cited in high school research paper bibliography
Gmail launched, forever changing the way people attempt to trigger the release of dopamine by repeatedly clicking the refresh button
Google acquires YouTube for $1.6 billion in effort to gain access to trove of “Master Of Puppets” drum tutorial videos
Google campus Wi-Fi enabled
4,000 servers quietly dropped off at CIA headquarters
Opening of Googleplex’s first prison
First time person with Google Glass is silently flipped off behind their back
Executives create new parent company Alphabet to answer criticisms that Google could stand to be more ominous and opaque
Orkut social network
Google Maps & Google Earth
Google bought Keyhole
Google bought Android Inc
Google launches Picasa
The original name was BackRub
The founders decided to change the name to Google
Google launches its service of search images
Google launched the open mobile operating system Android and created the Open Handset Alliance
Google became the most valuable brand in the world
Google introduced its own web browser Google Chrome and the open source Chromium project.
Google introduced its first mobile phone, the Nexus One, which runs on Android.
Larry Page is named CEO
The new Google social network called Google+ is presented
Google acquired Motorola Mobility
Google presents its third smartphone, Galaxy Nexus, manufactured by Samsung and running on the fourth version of Android.
Was announced Android 4.1 and the first Google tablet, the Nexus 7, manufactured by Asus.
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