Google indexes billions of web pages to allow users to search for the information they desire through the use of keywords and operators. Google launched its Google News service inan automated service which summarizes news articles from various websites.
As per its Annual report, Google generates most of its revenues from advertising. This includes 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.
InGoogle launched " AdSense for Mobile ", taking advantage of the emerging mobile advertising market. Google Analytics allows website owners to track where and how people use their website, for example by examining click rates for all the links on a page.
Google Ads allows advertisers to display their advertisements in the Google content network, through a cost-per-click scheme. Google offers Gmail for email Google Calendar for time-management and scheduling,  Google Maps for mapping, navigation and satellite imagery Google Drive for cloud storage of files,  Google DocsSheets and Slides for productivity,  Google Photos for photo storage and sharing,  Google Keep for note-taking Google Translate for language translation,  YouTube for video viewing and sharing,  Google My Business for managing public business information,  and Duo for social interaction.
Users can browse high-definition satellite pictures from all over the world for free through a client software downloaded to their computers. Google develops the Android mobile operating system as well as its smartwatch television car and Internet of things -enabled smart devices variations. Inthe Chromebook was introduced, described as a "new kind of computer" running Chrome OS.
In JulyGoogle introduced the Chromecast dongle, that allows users to stream content from their smartphones to televisions. In JuneGoogle announced Google Cardboarda simple cardboard viewer that lets user place their smartphone in a special front compartment to view virtual reality VR media. In OctoberGoogle announced the Pixel 3. The phone was released initially in the United States on October 18, and other parts of the world on November 1, The new phones served as midrange variants of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL with a In OctoberGoogle announced the Pixel 4the first Pixel phone to be offered for sale by all major wireless carriers at launch.
In NovemberGoogle released a controller for Stadia. On September 24, Google launched Google for Entrepreneursa largely not-for-profit business incubator providing startups with co-working spaces known as Campuses, with assistance to startup founders that may include workshops, conferences, and mentorships.
On March 15,Google announced the introduction of Google Analytics Suite, "a set of integrated data and marketing analytics products, designed specifically for the needs of enterprise-class marketers" which Google be integrated with Google on the Google Cloud Platform. Among other things, the suite is designed to help "enterprise class marketers" "see the complete customer journey", generate "useful insights", and "deliver engaging experiences to the right people". In FebruaryGoogle announced the Google Fiber project, with experimental plans to build an ultra-high-speed broadband network for 50, tocustomers in one or more American cities.
In AprilGoogle announced Project Fia mobile virtual network operator, that combines Wi-Fi and cellular networks from different telecommunication providers in an effort to enable seamless connectivity and fast Internet signal. Caesar Sengupta, VP for Google's next billion users, told The Verge that 15, people get online for the first time thanks to Google Station and that 3.
The expansion meant that Google was looking for partners around the world to further develop the initiative, which promised "high-quality, secure, easily accessible Wi-Fi".
In MayGoogle announced Google Walleta mobile application for wireless payments. Google's initial public offering IPO took place on August 19, These ticker symbols now refer to Alphabet Inc.
Google uses various tax avoidance strategies. Out of the five largest United States based technology companiesit pays the lowest taxes to the countries of origin of its revenues. Such techniques lower its non-U. Google said it overhauled its controversial global tax structure and consolidated all of its intellectual property holdings back to the US.
InGoogle ranked 5th in lobbying spending, up from th in Inthe company ranked 2nd in campaign donations of technology and Internet sections. The name "Google" originated from a misspelling of " googol ",   which refers to the number represented by a 1 followed by one-hundred zeros. Page and Brin write in their original paper on PageRank :  "We chose our systems name, Google, because it is a common spelling of googol, or 10 and fits well with our goal of building very large-scale search engines.
The original Google logo was designed by Sergey Brin. Subsequent Google Doodles were designed by an outside contractor, until Larry and Sergey asked then- intern Dennis Hwang to design a logo for Bastille Day in From that point onward, Doodles have been organized and created by a team of employees termed "Doodlers". Google has a tradition of creating April Fools' Day jokes. Its first on April 1, was Google MentalPlex which allegedly featured the use of mental power to search the web.
Google's services contain easter eggssuch as the Swedish Chef 's "Bork bork bork," Pig Latin"Hacker" or leetspeakElmer FuddPirateand Klingon as language selections for its search engine.
On Fortune magazine's list of the best companies to work for, Google ranked first inand   and fourth in and As of December[update] Google has 98, employees. Google's employees are hired based on a hierarchical system. Employees are split into six hierarchies based on experience and can range "from entry-level data center workers at level one to managers and experienced engineers at level six. Inarticles in The New York Times  and other sources began suggesting that Google had lost its anti-corporate, no evil philosophy, Google.
Google's headquarters in Mountain ViewCalifornia is referred to as "the Googleplex ", a play on words on the number googolplex and the headquarters itself being a complex of buildings. Internationally, Google has over 78 offices in more than 50 countries.
The office was designed and built specially for Google, and houses its largest advertising sales team, which has been instrumental in securing large partnerships. The sale is touted as one of the most expensive real estate transactions for a single building in the history of New York. It also has product research and development operations in cities around the world, namely Sydney birthplace location of Google Maps  and London part of Android development.
Recognized as one of the biggest ever commercial property acquisitions at the time of the deal's announcement in January,  Google submitted plans for the new headquarter to the Camden Council in June The new campus, reported to be the company's largest outside the United States, will accommodate 13, employees.
In the late s, Google began to build its own private submarine communications cables. The first, named Curie, connects California with Chile and was completed on November 15, In Octoberthe company announced plans to install thousands of solar panels to provide up to 1. Google disclosed in September that it "continuously uses enough electricity to powerhomes", almost million watts or about a quarter of the output of a nuclear power plant.
Total carbon emissions for were just under 1. Google said that 25 percent of its energy was supplied by renewable fuels in An average search uses only 0. The company announced the two locations will generate In JulyGoogle signed an agreement with an Iowa wind farm to buy megawatts of energy for 20 years. The commitment will make Google "the world's largest corporate buyer of renewable power, with commitments reaching 2. Google also stated that it does not count that as its final goal; it says that "since the wind doesn't blow 24 hours a day, we'll also broaden our purchases to a variety of energy sources that can enable renewable power, every hour of every day".
In NovemberGoogle bought megawatts of wind power. The wind energy comes from two power plants in South Dakota, one in Iowa and one in Oklahoma. Google donates to politicians who deny climate change including Jim Inhofe as well as sponsoring climate change denial political groups including the State Policy Network and the Competitive Enterprise Institute. InGoogle formed the not-for-profit philanthropic Google.
One of its first projects was to develop a viable plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that can attain miles per gallon. Google hired Larry Brilliant as the program's executive director in  and Megan Smith has since [update] replaced him as director.
InGoogle announced its "project 10 " which accepted ideas for how to help the community and then allowed Google users to vote on their favorites. Google's market dominance has led to prominent media coverage, including criticism of the company over issues such as aggressive tax avoidance search neutralitycopyrightcensorship of search results and content,  and privacy. Google formerly adhered to the Internet censorship policies of China enforced by means of filters colloquially known as "The Great Firewall of China ", but no longer does so.
As a result, all Google services except for Chinese Google Maps are blocked from access within mainland China without the aid of VPNs, proxy servers, or other similar technologies. The Intercept reported in August that Google is developing for the People's Republic of China a censored version of its search engine known as Dragonfly "that will blacklist websites and search terms about human rights, democracy, religion, and peaceful protest".
Google has worked with the United States Department of Defense on drone software through the "Project Maven" that could be used to improve the accuracy of drone strikes. Shona Ghosh, a journalist for Business Insidernoted that an increasing digital resistance movement against Google has grown. In April former Mozilla executive Jonathan Nightingale accused Google of intentionally and systematically sabotaging the Firefox browser over the past decade in order to boost Chrome's adoption.
Louis -based healthcare company Ascension. The real impact of the ruling is that Google must stop using its dominance as a search engine to give itself the edge in another market: online price comparisons.
The court is going to deliver the ultimate judgment by the end of the year. The abuse of dominant position has been referred to Google's constraint applied on Android device manufacturers and network operators to ensure that traffic on Android devices goes to the Google search engine. The judgment claimed Google had failed to sufficiently inform users of its methods for collecting data to personalize advertising.
On July 25,presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard sued Google for blocking her ads after the presidential debate when she became one of the most searched items on the search engine. The DeGoogle movement is a grassroots campaign that has spawned as privacy activists urge users to stop using Google products due to growing privacy concerns regarding the company.
The term refers to the act of removing Google from one's life. In JulyGoogle along with other tech giants AppleAmazon and Facebook were accused of maintaining harmful power and anti-competitive strategies to quash potential competitors in the market. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the company. For the search engine, see Google Search. For other uses, see Google disambiguation. Not to be confused with Googol or Goggles.
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