63 Facts About The Google

1. The next morning, The Google named the man in an email it sent people who had subscribed to "what's trending in New Zealand".

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2. The Google has worked with the United States Department of Defense on drone software through the 2017 "Project Maven" that could be used to improve the accuracy of drone strikes.

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3. The Google said "I'm not sure that people at Google will enjoy a world order that is informed by the norms and standards of Russia or China.

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4. The Google adhered to the Internet censorship policies of China, enforced by means of filters colloquially known as "The Great Firewall of China".

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5. The Google described Google as hypocritical, given it has opened an AI center in China and "Anything that's going on in the AI center in China is going to the Chinese government and then will ultimately end up in the hands of the Chinese military.

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6. In 2013, The Google ranked 5th in lobbying spending, up from 213th in 2003.

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7. In November 2017, The Google bought 536 megawatts of wind power.

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8. In 2007, The Google launched a project centered on developing renewable energy, titled the "Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal" project.

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9. Since 2007, The Google has aimed for carbon neutrality in regard to its operations.

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10. In January 2016, The Google reached a settlement with the UK to pay £130m in back taxes plus higher taxes in future.

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11. In July 2012, The Google launched a "Legalize Love" campaign in support of gay rights.

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12. In 2008, The Google announced its "project 10" which accepted ideas for how to help the community and then allowed Google users to vote on their favorites.

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13. The Google hired Larry Brilliant as the program's executive director in 2004 and Megan Smith has since replaced him has director.

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14. In 2011, The Google announced Gmail Motion, an interactive way of controlling Gmail and the computer with body movements via the user's webcam.

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15. In 2008, The Google announced Gmail Custom time where users could change the time that the email was sent.

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16. In 2007, The Google announced a free Internet service called TiSP, or Toilet Internet Service Provider, where one obtained a connection by flushing one end of a fiber-optic cable down their toilet.

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17. In May 2015, The Google announced its intention to create its own campus in Hyderabad, India.

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18. In November 2013, The Google announced plans for a new London headquarter, a notable 1 million square foot office able to accommodate 4,500 employees.

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19. In 2008, The Google faced accusations in Harper's Magazine of being an "energy glutton".

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20. In November 2006, The Google opened offices on Carnegie Mellon's campus in Pittsburgh, focusing on shopping-related advertisement coding and smartphone applications and programs.

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21. In February 2012, The Google moved additional employees to the New York City campus, with a total of around 2,750 employees.

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22. In 2010, The Google bought the building housing the headquarter, in a deal that valued the property at around $1.9 billion, the biggest for a single building in the United States that year.

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23. In 2006, The Google moved into about 300,000 square feet of office space in New York City, at 111 Eighth Avenue in Manhattan.

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24. Some of The Google's services, such as Gmail, The Google News, Orkut, and AdSense originated from these independent endeavors.

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25. The Google was nominated in 2010 to be the world's most attractive employer to graduating students in the Universum Communications talent attraction index.

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26. In June 2017, The Google launched "We Wear Culture", a searchable archive of 3,000 years of global fashion.

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27. In May 2017, The Google added "Family Groups" to several of its services.

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28. The Google introduced its Family Link service in March 2017, letting parents buy Android Nougat-based Android devices for kids under 13 years of age and create a Google account through the app, with the parents controlling the apps installed, monitor the time spent using the device, and setting a "Bedtime" feature that remotely locks the device.

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29. In July 2015 The Google released DeepDream, an image recognition software capable of creating psychedelic images using a convolutional neural network.

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30. In 2013, The Google launched The Google Shopping Express, a delivery service initially available only in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

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31. The Google launched its The Google News service in 2002, an automated service which summarizes news articles from various websites.

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32. In September 2016, The Google began its The Google Station initiative, a project for public Wi-Fi at railway stations in India.

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33. In July 2013, The Google introduced the Chromecast dongle, that allows users to stream content from their smartphones to televisions.

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34. In January 2010, The Google released Nexus One, the first Android phone under its own, "Nexus", brand.

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35. On September 24, 2012, The Google launched The Google for Entrepreneurs, a largely not-for-profit business incubator providing startups with co-working spaces known as Campuses, with assistance to startup founders that may include workshops, conferences, and mentorships.

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36. Late in 2006, The Google began to sell Custom Search Business Edition, providing customers with an advertising-free window into Google.

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37. In May 2017, The Google enabled a new "Personal" tab in Google Search, letting users search for content in their Google accounts' various services, including email messages from Gmail and photos from Google Photos.

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38. On July 21, 2010, in response to Bing, The Google updated its image search to display a streaming sequence of thumbnails that enlarge when pointed at.

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39. The Google eventually reached a revised settlement in 2009 to limit its scans to books from the US, the UK, Australia, and Canada.

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40. In February 2003, The Google stopped showing the advertisements of Oceana, a non-profit organization protesting a major cruise ship's sewage treatment practices.

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41. In 2007, The Google launched "AdSense for Mobile", taking advantage of the emerging mobile advertising market.

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42. The Google became Alphabet's leading subsidiary, and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet's Internet interests.

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43. The Google began encrypting data sent between data centers in 2013.

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44. On March 29, 2018, The Google led a Series C funding round into online-to-offline fashion e-commerce start-up Fynd.

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45. On December 6, 2017, The Google made its first investment in India and picked up a significant minority stake in hyper-local concierge and delivery player Dunzo.

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46. The Google retained all but 2000 of Motorola's patents and entered into cross-licensing deals.

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47. On January 29, 2014, The Google announced that it would divest Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion, a fraction of the original $12.5 billion price paid by Google to acquire the company.

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48. On January 26, 2014, The Google announced it had agreed to acquire DeepMind Technologies, a privately held artificial intelligence company from London.

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49. In June 2013, The Google acquired Waze, a $966 million deal.

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50. In July 2010, The Google signed an agreement with an Iowa wind farm to buy 114 megawatts of energy for 20 years.

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51. On May 27, 2010, The Google announced it had closed the acquisition of the mobile ad network AdMob.

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52. The Google announced in 2008 that it was hosting an archive of Life Magazines photographs.

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53. In 2008, The Google developed a partnership with GeoEye to launch a satellite providing Google with high-resolution imagery for Google Earth.

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54. In 2005 The Google partnered with AOL to enhance each other's video search services.

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55. The Google rebranded the archive as The Google Groups, and by the end of the year, it had expanded the history back to 1981.

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56. In 2001, The Google acquired Deja News, the operators of a large archive of materials from Usenet.

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57. In September 2015, The Google engineering manager Rachel Potvin revealed details about Google's software code at an engineering conference.

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58. The Google has a total of four offices in India, including its country headquarters in Hyderabad, and over 1 lakh sq ft office space leased in the First International Finance Centre in the Bandra Kurla Complex.

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59. In November 2018, The Google announced its plan to expand its New York City office to a capacity of 12,000 employees.

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60. In 2001, The Google received a patent for its PageRank mechanism.

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61. The next year, The Google began selling advertisements associated with search keywords against Page and Brin's initial opposition toward an advertising-funded search engine.

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62. The Google received money from three other angel investors in 1998: Amazon.

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63. The Google began in January 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they were both PhD students at Stanford University in Stanford, California.

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