1- What is google?
Google Inc. is an American multinational public corporation invested in Internet search, cloudcomputing, and advertising technologies. Google hosts and develops a number of Internet-basedservices and products, and generates profit primarily from advertising through its AdWords program. The company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, often dubbed the "GoogleGuys", while the two were attending Stanford University as PhD candidates. It was firstincorporated as a privately held company on September 4, 1998, and its initial public offeringfollowed on August 19, 2004. At that time Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt agreed towork together at Google for twenty years, until the year 2024. The company's mission statementfrom the outset was "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible anduseful", and the company's unofficial slogan – coined by Google engineer Amit Patel and supported by Paul Buchheit – is "Don't be evil". In 2006, the company moved to its current headquarters inMountain View, California.Google's rapid growth since its incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships beyond the company's core web search engine. The company offers online productivitysoftware, such as its Gmail email service, and social networking tools, including Orkut and, morerecently, Google Buzz and Google+. Google's products extend to the desktop as well, withapplications such as the web browser Google Chrome, the Picasa photo organization and editingsoftware, and the Google Talk instant messaging application. Google leads the development of theAndroid mobile operating system, used on a number of phones such as the Motorola Droid and theSamsung Galaxy smartphone series', as well as the new Google Chrome OS, best known as themain operating system on the Cr-48 and also, since 15 June 2011, on commercial Chromebookssuch as the Samsung Series 5 and Acer AC700.It has been estimated that Google runs over one million servers in data centers around the world,and processes over one billion search requests and about twenty-four petabytes of user-generateddata every day. Alexa lists the main U.S.-focused google.com site as the Internet's most visitedwebsite, and numerous international Google sites (google.co.in(14) is the most visited site in India,google.co.uk in the U.K, etc.) are in the top hundred, as are several other Google-owned sites suchas YouTube (Alexa:3), Blogger (Alexa:6), and Orkut. Google also ranks number two in the BrandZ brand equity database. The dominant market position of Google's services has led to criticism of thecompany over issues including privacy, copyright, and censorship.Informática 1º work of Open Office