Friday, April 17, 2009

14 Quik Facts about Google

Google is the world's dominant online search engine, but also offers email, online word processing, and other services.

Google Quik Facts
1. Stock Symbol: GOOG (NASDAQ)
2. Annual revenue (2007): $16.594 billion (United States)
3. Founders: Sergey Brin and Larry Page
4. Year established: 1998
5. Phone: (650) 330-0100
6. Fax: (650) 618-1499
7. HQ: Mountain View, California
8. CEO: Eric E. Schmidt
9. CFO: George Reyes
10. Staff: 19,156
11. Products: Desktop, Mobile, Web and Hardware Computer products
12. Google named in a 2009 Time Magazine article as one of ten U.S. companies not likely to experience layoffs
13. On February 4, 2009, Google introduced Google Latitude, an add-on feature to Google Maps that uses GPS tracking to allow users to see where their contacts are on a map via a smartphone
14. On February 24, 2009, Google launched a new tool bar for Internet Explorer that allows the user to search without opening the browser.

Video: An Inside Look at Google (Time: 7:21)

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