Google - In 1999, Google had only 8 employees. Since then,...

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Google.com is my homepage. I use it 365 days a year. I choose it over Yahoo!, Bing, Ask, and other search engines that will probably yield extremely similar results. So, when choosing a TNC to research, I wanted to further investigate why I am one of millions who makes the decision to use Google each day. I am eager to learn how and why Google has become so successful and extremely popular all around the world. My initial inquiries about Google has taught me a lot about the company that started out as a project for Stanford University. Larry Page and Sergey Brin were in their 20's when they received a check for $100,000 to start their ambitious project in 1998.
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Unformatted text preview: In 1999, Google had only 8 employees. Since then, their growth has been exponential, and they now have over 20,000 people working for the company worldwide. In June of 2000, Google and Yahoo! forged a partnership, while also becoming the world's largest search engine. Google Translate supports over 50 languages, encompassing what it means to be a global company. Recently, Google released Google+--their own form of social networking. Google continues to expand and come up with innovative ideas that shape the world, and I am excited to learn more about them as I research this TNC....
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2012 for the course INT STUD 101 taught by Professor Stephenyoung during the Fall '11 term at University of Wisconsin Colleges Online.

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