What is Google:
The Google term has origins in mathematics, google comes from googol, which is the number 10100, i.e., the digit 1 followed by one hundred zeros. The googol has little use, only to explain the difference between a large number and infinity, and due to its magnitude, the founders of Google they decided to adapt the term to your company name.
Google is an American multinational company specializing in services and products related to software, Internet, electronic devices and other technologies. Google hosts and develops a series of products and services based on the Internet and most of its revenue is generated through advertising from AdWords. The company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
Google Inc. was founded in 1998, as a private company, and with a mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Almost eight years after its Foundation, the company moved to its current headquarters in Mountain View, in the State of California.
The origin of the colors that make up the name Google is based on the original computer which was used for the Google project was built with Lego.
The main product of Google is the search engine’s content on the Internet that bears his name. Google runs through more than one million servers in datacentres around the world, and processed more than 1 billion search requests and 20 petabytes of data generated by users every day. The company also offers other services, such as productivity software online, such as email Gmail, and social networks such as Orkut, Google Buzz and Google +.
Google also has products such as the Google Chrome browser, the Organization’s programme of editing photos Picasa, Google Translator, Google Docs, services of Google Maps and Google Earth maps, the website of YouTube videos, other utilities web as Google books or Google News, for hosting of files, Google Drive, Google Calendar, your applications Android Google Play online store , and the application of Google Talk instant messaging, among others.
Currently, Google is also a leader in the development of the mobile operating system Android Smartphone, which is used in mobile phones and tablets. And is working on a project of glasses of augmented reality, the Google Glass, optical fiber, Google Fiber, service and autonomous vehicles.
Alexa ranks Google as the most visited website in the world, and has been ranked by Fortune magazine as the fourth best place in the world to work, and as the most powerful brand in the world by BrandZ. Google is also quite irreverent for its offices and their working environments in general, Googleplex, where it is possible that employees may play, exercise, take your pets, all this during working hours.