Google is an international technology corporation founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Page and Brin met at Stanford University, and they founded the company in 2004. Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Google runs more than 1 million servers around the world, and Google’s search engines process more than 1 billion searches every day. Google also offers free online products such as GoogleMaps and Gmail.
Alexa lists Google as the Internet's most-visited website, and Fortune magazine lists Google in its “Top Ten Places to Work.” BrandZ says Google has the most powerful brand in the world.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes a look at Google Ocean's underwater cameras, Whole Foods in Detroit, Paris's floating city neighborhood, tourism in Chernobyl, and Amazon's underpaid delivery drivers.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes the prospect of books disappearing, how social media teaches teen boys to write, a commute in Google's driverless car, the benefits of being a polymath, how trauma can lead to great personal growth.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a newly discovered masterpiece, a new approach to save disappearing languages, how spying on foreigners could hurt the US economy, a tale of arriving to the United States on a tire, and how Google has become a 'friend.'
Unlike other countries where an arrest like this might be considered an intimidation tactic by the president, this arrest was ordered by a judge who is relatively independent of the Brazilian government.
The Wizard of Oz gets its own Google doodle. But isn't the search engine late to the party?
Trying to track down a single tweet from 2007? With the new Twitter archive search, Google is opening up access to years of Twitter activity.
According to one newspaper, Google could soon roll out an Android tablet computer, escalating the battle between Google and Apple. But would a Google tablet really be able to knock the much-buzzed Apple iPad off its perch?
Google appreciates a good April Fools' prank, and it's not alone. Here are our picks for the five best corporate pranks this year.
Google tried for years to cooperate with censorship in China. But in the end, cofounder Sergey Brin's boyhood experience under totalitarianism demanded a different decision.
By opposing Internet censorship, Google has now stood up to China on a basic freedom. Obama must do the same and tag China as a currency manipulator.
Google China announced Monday that it will stop censoring search results. For both Google and China, the risks are big.