Thursday, September 27, 2012

Happy 14th Birthday GOOGLE...!!

Wow, time flies doesn't it...??! 
14-years has past since the Mountain View-based company got on its feet back in 1998... Today it has become one of the world's most recognized and used companies. 
In the past 14-years, Google has brought us a variety of cultural changing technologies and products such as Google Search, Chrome, Google+, Google Maps, Google Earth, Android purchasing YouTube and of course the near-future of self-driving cars...!! 
Pinpointing Google's actual birthday has been something of a parlor game over the years. There have been many key moments in the company's history. Google started in 1996 as a search engine with the unusual-sounding name of "BackRub." (Thank goodness that was changed.) Google's own company page says the company was founded in 1998 and incorporated Sept. 4, 1998. But it's today -- Sept. 27 -- on which Google is celebrating its 14th birthday, offering up a slice of digital cake. The cake, adorned with 14 candles, takes the form of what has become one of the most enduring hallmarks of Google's cultural relevancy: a Google Doodle. 
via latimes

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