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  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    1988

    Google has been designing Special Alternate logos to Celebrate Events

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    1988

    Since 1998, Google has been designing special, temporary alternate logos to place on their homepage intended to celebrate holidays, events, achievements and people. The first Google Doodle was in honor of the Burning Man Festival of 1998.




  • China
    1996

    RankDex

    China
    1996

    PageRank was influenced by a similar page-ranking and site-scoring algorithm earlier used for RankDex, developed by Robin Li in 1996, with Larry Page's PageRank patent including a citation to Li's earlier RankDex patent; Li later went on to create the Chinese search engine Baidu.




  • Stanford, California, U.S.
    Jan, 1996

    The Beginning of Google

    Stanford, California, U.S.
    Jan, 1996

    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. While conventional search engines ranked results by counting how many times the search terms appeared on the page, the two theorized about a better system that analyzed the relationships among websites. They called this algorithm PageRank; it determined a website's relevance by the number of pages, and the importance of those pages that linked back to the original site.




  • U.S.
    Monday Sep 15, 1997

    Registering The Domain Name For Google

    U.S.
    Monday Sep 15, 1997

    The domain name for Google was registered on September 15, 1997.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    1998

    Early Investments In Google

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    1998

    Google received money from three other angel investors in 1998: Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, Stanford University computer science professor David Cheriton, and entrepreneur Ram Shriram. Between these initial investors, friends, and family Google raised around 1 million dollars, which is what allowed them to open up their original shop in Menlo Park, California.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Aug, 1998

    Google Was Initially Funded by an Contribution of $100,000

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Aug, 1998

    Google was initially funded by an August 1998 contribution of $100,000 from Andy Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun Microsystems; the money was given before Google was incorporated.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Friday Sep 4, 1998

    The Company Was Incorporated

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Friday Sep 4, 1998

    The company was incorporated on September 4, 1998. It was based in the garage of a friend (Susan Wojcicki) in Menlo Park, California. Craig Silverstein, a fellow PhD student at Stanford, was hired as the first employee.


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Mar, 1999

    The Company Moved Its Offices To Palo Alto

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Mar, 1999

    In March 1999, the company moved its offices to Palo Alto, California, which is home to several prominent Silicon Valley technology start-ups.


  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 7, 1999

    Announcing a New $25 Million Round of Funding

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 7, 1999

    After some additional, small investments through the end of 1998 to early 1999, a new $25 million round of funding was announced on June 7, 1999, with major investors including the venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins and Sequoia Capital.


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    2000

    Google Began Selling advertisements associated With Search Keywords

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    2000

    In 2000, Google began selling advertisements associated with search keywords against Page and Brin's initial opposition toward an advertising-funded search engine. To maintain an uncluttered page design, advertisements were solely text-based.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 1, 2000

    The First April Fools' Day Jokes

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 1, 2000

    Google has a tradition of creating April Fools' Day jokes. Its first on April 1, 2000 was Google MentalPlex which allegedly featured the use of mental power to search the web.


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Jun, 2000

    Google became The Default Search Engine Provider For Yahoo!

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Jun, 2000

    In June 2000, it was announced that Google would become the default search engine provider for Yahoo!, one of the most popular websites at the time, replacing Inktomi.


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    2001

    Google's Investors agreed to Hire Eric Schmidt as The Chairman and CEO of Google

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    2001

    In 2001 Google's Investors felt the need to have a strong internal management, and they agreed to hire Eric Schmidt as the Chairman and CEO of Google .


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2002

    Google Launched Its Google News Service

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2002

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


  • Delaware, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 22, 2002

    Google Was then reincorporated

    Delaware, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 22, 2002

    Google was then reincorporated in Delaware on October 22, 2002.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2003

    The Company Leased an Office Complex From Silicon Graphics

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2003

    In 2003, after outgrowing two other locations, the company leased an office complex from Silicon Graphics, at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, California.The complex became known as the Googleplex, a play on the word googolplex, the number one followed by a googol zeroes. Three years later, Google bought the property from SGI for $319 million.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2004

    Google Formed The Not-For-Profit Philanthropic Google.org

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2004

    In 2004, Google formed the not-for-profit philanthropic Google.org, with a start-up fund of $1 billion. The mission of the organization is to create awareness about climate change, global public health, and global poverty.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Thursday Aug 19, 2004

    Google's Initial Public Offering (IPO)

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Thursday Aug 19, 2004

    Google's initial public offering (IPO) took place five years later, on August 19, 2004. At that time Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt agreed to work together at Google for 20 years, until the year 2024. At IPO, the company offered 19,605,052 shares at a price of $85 per share. Shares were sold in an online auction format using a system built by Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse, underwriters for the deal. The sale of $1.67 billion gave Google a market capitalization of more than $23 billion.


  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    2005

    The Washington Post Report about The Profit Increase

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    2005

    In 2005, The Washington Post reported on a 700 percent increase in third-quarter profit for Google, largely thanks to large companies shifting their advertising strategies from newspapers, magazines, and television to the Internet.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    2006

    Google Moved Into about 300,000 Square Feet of Office Space In New York City

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    2006

    In 2006, Google moved into about 300,000 square feet (27,900 m2) of office space in New York City, at 111 Eighth Avenue in Manhattan. The office was designed and built specially for Google, and houses its largest advertising sales team, which has been instrumental in securing large partnerships.


  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.
    2006

    Google Established a New Headquarters For Its AdWords Division

    Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.
    2006

    By late 2006, Google established a new headquarters for its AdWords division in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2006

    The 2006 Fiscal Year

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2006

    For the 2006 fiscal year, the company reported $10.492 billion in total advertising revenues and only $112 million in licensing and other revenues.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2006

    The Verb "google" Was added To The Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2006

    Having found its way increasingly into everyday language, the verb "google" was added to the Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary and the Oxford English Dictionary in 2006, meaning "to use the Google search engine to obtain information on the Internet.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2006

    Google announced That It Had acquired YouTube

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2006

    In October 2006, Google announced that it had acquired the video-sharing site YouTube for $1.65 billion in Google stock.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2006

    The Company announced Plans to Install Thousands of Solar Panels

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2006

    In October 2006, the company announced plans to install thousands of solar panels to provide up to 1.6 megawatts of electricity, enough to satisfy approximately 30% of the campus' energy needs. The system will be the largest solar power system constructed on a U.S. corporate campus and one of the largest on any corporate site in the world.


  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Nov, 2006

    Google opened offices on Carnegie Mellon's campus

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Nov, 2006

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 2006

    Finishing the youtube's acquiring Deal

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 2006

    The YouTube Deal was Finalized on November 13, 2006.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2007

    Google Launched "AdSense for Mobile"

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2007

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2007

    Google announced a Free Internet Service Called TiSP

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2007

    In 2007, 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.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2007

    Google Has Aimed For Carbon Neutrality In Regard To Its Operations

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2007

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Friday Apr 13, 2007

    Google Reached an agreement To acquire DoubleClick

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Friday Apr 13, 2007

    On April 13, 2007, Google reached an agreement to acquire DoubleClick for $3.1 billion, transferring to Google valuable relationships that DoubleClick had with Web publishers and advertising agencies.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 31, 2007

    The Shares Hit $350 For The First Time

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 31, 2007

    The stock performed well after the IPO, with shares hitting $350 for the first time on October 31, 2007, primarily because of strong sales and earnings in the online advertising market.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2008

    Google announced Its "Project 10100"

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2008

    In 2008, Google announced its "project 10100" which accepted ideas for how to help the community and then allowed Google users to vote on their favorites.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2009

    Google Joined The PRISM Program

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2009

    According to leaks of said program, Google joined the PRISM program in 2009.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Nov, 2009

    ComScore Market Research

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Nov, 2009

    According to comScore market research from November 2009, Google Search is the dominant search engine in the United States market, with a market share of 65.6%.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jan, 2010

    Google Released The First Android Phone Under Its Own Brand

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jan, 2010

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


  • North Dakota, U.S.
    2010

    Google Energy Made Its First Investment In a Renewable Energy Project

    North Dakota, U.S.
    2010

    In 2010, Google Energy made its first investment in a renewable energy project, putting $38.8 million into two wind farms in North Dakota.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2010

    Google Bought The Building Housing The Headquarter

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2010

    In 2010, Google bought the building housing the headquarter, in a deal that valued the property at around $1.9 billion.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    21st Century

    Google Began To Build Its Own Private Submarine Communications Cables

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    21st Century

    In the late 2010s, Google began to build its own private submarine communications cables. The first, named Curie, connects California with Chile and is to be completed in 2019. The second fully Google-owned undersea cable, named Dunant, connects the United States with France and is planned to begin operation in 2020.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Feb, 2010

    Google announced The Google Fiber Project

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Feb, 2010

    In February 2010, Google announced the Google Fiber project, with experimental plans to build an ultra-high-speed broadband network for 50,000 to 500,000 customers in one or more American cities.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Feb, 2010

    FERC Granted Google an Authorization To Buy and Sell Energy at Market Rates

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Feb, 2010

    In February 2010, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC granted Google an authorization to buy and sell energy at market rates.


  • Iowa, US.
    Jul, 2010

    Google Signed an agreement With an Iowa Wind Farm

    Iowa, US.
    Jul, 2010

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2011

    Handling approximately 3 Billion Searches Per Day

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2011

    By 2011, Google was handling approximately 3 billion searches per day. To handle this workload, Google built 11 data centers around the world with some several thousand servers in each. These datacenters allowed Google to handle the ever changing workload more efficiently.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2011

    Introducing The Chromebook

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2011

    In 2011, the Chromebook was introduced, described as a "new kind of computer" running Chrome OS.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2011

    Google's Revenue

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2011

    In 2011, 96% of Google's revenue was derived from its advertising programs.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2011

    Google Donated 1 Million Euros to International Mathematical Olympiad

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2011

    In 2011, Google donated 1 million euros to International Mathematical Olympiad to support the next five annual International Mathematical Olympiads (2011–2015).


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    May, 2011

    The Number of Monthly Unique visitors to Google Surpassed One Billion

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    May, 2011

    In May 2011, the number of monthly unique visitors to Google surpassed one billion for the first time.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    May, 2011

    Google announced Google Wallet

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    May, 2011

    In May 2011, Google announced Google Wallet, a mobile application for wireless payments.


  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S
    Monday Aug 15, 2011

    Google made Its Largest-Ever Acquisition

    Chicago, Illinois, U.S
    Monday Aug 15, 2011

    On August 15, 2011, Google made its largest-ever acquisition to date when it announced that it would acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion This purchase was made in part to help Google gain Motorola's considerable patent portfolio on mobile phones and wireless technologies, to help protect Google in its ongoing patent disputes with other companies, mainly Apple and Microsoft, and to allow it to continue to freely offer Android.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Sep, 2011

    Google Disclosed That it "Continuously Uses Enough Electricity to Power 200,000 Homes"

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Sep, 2011

    Google disclosed in September 2011 that it "continuously uses enough electricity to power 200,000 homes", almost 260 million watts or about a quarter of the output of a nuclear power plant.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2012

    Google Generated $50 Billion In annual Revenue For The First Time

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2012

    The year 2012 was the first time that Google generated $50 billion in annual revenue, generating $38 billion the previous year.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2012

    Ranking 2nd In Campaign Donations of Technology and Internet Sections

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2012

    In 2012, the company ranked 2nd in campaign donations of technology and Internet sections.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jul, 2012

    Google Launched a "Legalize Love" Campaign

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jul, 2012

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Sep 24, 2012

    Google Launched Google For Entrepreneurs

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Sep 24, 2012

    On September 24, 2012, Google launched 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.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jan, 2013

    Larry Page's Comment On 2012 Revenues

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jan, 2013

    In January 2013, then-CEO Larry Page commented, "We ended 2012 with a strong quarter ... Revenues were up 36% year-on-year, and 8% quarter-on-quarter. And we hit $50 billion in revenues for the first time last year – not a bad achievement in just a decade and a half."


  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    2013

    Google Launched Google Shopping Express

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    2013

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2013

    Google Ranked 5th In Lobbying Spending

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2013

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jun, 2013

    Google acquired Waze

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jun, 2013

    In June 2013, Google acquired Waze, a $966 million deal. While Waze would remain an independent entity, its social features, such as its crowdsourced location platform, were reportedly valuable integrations between Waze and Google Maps, Google's own mapping service.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jul, 2013

    Google Introduced the Chromecast Dongle

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jul, 2013

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Sep, 2013

    The Corporation Exercised FERC Authorization

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Sep, 2013

    The corporation exercised FERC authorization in September 2013 when it announced it would purchase all the electricity produced by the not-yet-built 240-megawatt Happy Hereford wind farm.


  • South San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 19, 2013

    Google announced The Launch of Calico

    South San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 19, 2013

    Google announced the launch of a new company, called Calico, on September 19, 2013, to be led by Apple, Inc. chairman Arthur Levinson. In the official public statement, Page explained that the "health and well-being" company would focus on "the challenge of ageing and associated diseases".


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2013

    The Corporation's Consolidated Revenue for The Third Quarter of 2013

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2013

    The corporation's consolidated revenue for the third quarter of 2013 was reported in mid-October 2013 as $14.89 billion, a 12 percent increase compared to the previous quarter. Google's Internet business was responsible for $10.8 billion of this total, with an increase in the number of users' clicks on advertisements.


  • London, England
    Nov, 2013

    Google announced Plans For a New London Headquarter

    London, England
    Nov, 2013

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jan, 2014

    Google's Market Capitalization Had Grown To $397 Billion

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jan, 2014

    By January 2014, Google's market capitalization had grown to $397 billion.


  • London, England
    Sunday Jan 26, 2014

    Google announced It Had agreed to acquire DeepMind Technologies

    London, England
    Sunday Jan 26, 2014

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jun, 2014

    Google announced Google Cardboard

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jun, 2014

    In June 2014, Google announced Google Cardboard, a simple cardboard viewer that lets user place their smartphone in a special front compartment to view virtual reality (VR) media.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Apr, 2015

    Google announced Project Fi

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Apr, 2015

    In April 2015, Google announced Project Fi, a mobile virtual network operator, that combines Wi-Fi and cellular networks from different telecommunication providers in an effort to enable seamless connectivity and fast Internet signal.


  • Hyderabad, Telangana, India
    May, 2015

    Google announced Its Intention to create its own Campus in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad, Telangana, India
    May, 2015

    In May 2015, Google announced its intention to create its own campus in Hyderabad, India. The new campus, reported to be the company's largest outside the United States, will accommodate 13,000 employees.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2015

    Google announcement about Alphabet

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2015

    On August 10, 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet. Google became Alphabet's leading subsidiary, and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet's Internet interests. Upon completion of the restructure, Sundar Pichai became CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page, who became CEO of Alphabet.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2015

    A Related Motto Was adopted In The Alphabet Corporate Code of Conduct

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2015

    In October 2015, a related motto was adopted in the Alphabet corporate code of conduct by the phrase: "Do the right thing". The original motto was retained in the code of conduct of Google, now a subsidiary of Alphabet.


  • UK
    Jan, 2016

    Google Reached a Settlement with the UK

    UK
    Jan, 2016

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2016

    Discontinuation The "Nexus" Branding

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2016

    Google spawned a number of phones and tablets under the "Nexus" branding until its eventual discontinuation in 2016, replaced by a new brand called Pixel.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 15, 2016

    Google announced The Introduction of Google Analytics 360 Suite

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 15, 2016

    On March 15, 2016, Google announced the introduction of Google Analytics 360 Suite, "a set of integrated data and marketing analytics products, designed specifically for the needs of enterprise-class marketers" which can be integrated with BigQuery on the Google Cloud Platform.


  • India
    Sep, 2016

    Google Began Its Google Station Initiative

    India
    Sep, 2016

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2016

    Operating 70 Offices In More Than 40 Countries

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Oct, 2016

    As of October 2016, Google operates 70 offices in more than 40 countries.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Dec, 2016

    Google announced That It Will Power All of Its Data Centers From 100% Renewable Energy

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Dec, 2016

    In December 2016, Google announced that—starting in 2017—it will power all of its data centers, as well as all of its offices, from 100% renewable energy.


  • Bermuda, United Kingdom
    2017

    Google Channeled $22.7 Billion to Bermud

    Bermuda, United Kingdom
    2017

    In 2017, Google channeled $22.7 billion from the Netherlands to Bermuda to reduce its tax bill.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2017

    Google's 2017 Annual report

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2017

    As per its 2017 Annual report, Google generates most of its revenues from advertising. This includes sales of apps, purchases made in-app, digital content products on google and YouTube, android and licensing and service fees, including fees received for Google Cloud offerings. 46% of this was from clicks (cost per clicks), amounting to US$109,652 million in 2017.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2017

    The 2017 "Project Maven"

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2017

    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.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2017

    $2.5 Billion in the first six weeks of 2017 alone

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    2017

    Alphabet, Google’s parent company, made a profit of $2.5 billion (€2.2 billion) in the first six weeks of 2017 alone.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Mar, 2017

    Google Hosted The First Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Mar, 2017

    In March 2007, in partnership with the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), Google hosted the first Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival at its headquarters in Mountain View.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    May, 2017

    Google Enabled a New "Personal" Tab in Google Search

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    May, 2017

    In May 2017, 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.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 27, 2017

    The Company Received a Record Fine of €2.42 Billion From The European Union

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 27, 2017

    On June 27, 2017, the company received a record fine of €2.42 billion from the European Union for "promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results."


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 8, 2017

    Google Fired Employee James Damore

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 8, 2017

    On August 8, 2017, Google fired employee James Damore after he distributed a memo throughout the company which argued that "Google's ideological echo chamber" and bias clouded their thinking about diversity and inclusion, and that it is also biological factors, not discrimination alone, that cause the average woman to be less interested than men in technical positions.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Nov, 2017

    Google bought 536 Megawatts of Wind Power

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Nov, 2017

    In November 2017, Google bought 536 megawatts of wind power. The purchase made the firm reach 100% renewable energy. The wind energy comes from two power plants in South Dakota, one in Iowa and one in Oklahoma.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Mar, 2018

    Alphabet Bought The Nearby Chelsea Market Building

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Mar, 2018

    In March 2018, Google's parent company Alphabet bought the nearby Chelsea Market building for $2.4 billion. The sale is touted as one of the most expensive real estate transactions for a single building in the history of New York.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    May, 2018

    Removing The Company's Unofficial Slogan From The Company's Code of Conduct

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    May, 2018

    The company's unofficial slogan "Don't be evil" was removed from the company's code of conduct around May 2018.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jul, 2018

    Google Was accused of intentionally Slowing Down YouTube Performance On Firefox

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Jul, 2018

    In July 2018, Mozilla Program Manager Chris Peterson accused Google of intentionally slowing down YouTube performance on Firefox.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 18, 2018

    The European Commission Fined Google €4.34 Billion

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 18, 2018

    On July 18, 2018, the European Commission fined Google €4.34 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 9, 2018

    Google confirmed that it had appealed the fine to The General Court of The European Union

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 9, 2018

    On October 9, 2018, Google confirmed that it had appealed the fine to the General Court of the European Union.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 25, 2018

    The Exposé, "How Google Protected Andy Rubin, the ‘Father of Android’"

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 25, 2018

    On October 25, 2018, The New York Times published the exposé, "How Google Protected Andy Rubin, the ‘Father of Android’". The company subsequently announced that "48 employees have been fired over the last two years" for sexual misconduct.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Nov, 2018

    Google announced Its Plan To Expand Its New York City Office

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Nov, 2018

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


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 1, 2018

    Google Employees and Contractors Staged a Global Walk-Out To Protest

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 1, 2018

    On November 1, 2018, more than 20,000 Google employees and contractors staged a global walk-out to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment complaints.


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Dec, 2018

    Building a Headquarters For Google In Manhattan's Hudson Square Neighborhood

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Dec, 2018

    In December 2018, it was announced that a $1 billion, 1,700,000-square-foot (160,000 m2) headquarters for Google would be built in Manhattan's Hudson Square neighborhood.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Dec, 2018

    The Number of Employees

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Dec, 2018

    As of December 2018, Google has 98,771 employees.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Jan 21, 2019

    CNIL Imposed a Record €50 Million Fine on Google

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Jan 21, 2019

    On January 21, 2019, French data regulator CNIL imposed a record €50 million fine on Google for breaching the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 19, 2019

    Google announced That It Would Enter The Video Game Market

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 19, 2019

    On March 19, 2019, Google announced that it would enter the video game market, launching a cloud gaming platform called Google Stadia.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

    The European Commission Imposed a €1.49 Billion Fine On Google

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

    On March 20, 2019, the European Commission imposed a €1.49 billion ($1.69 billion) fine on Google for preventing rivals from being able to “compete and innovate fairly” in the online advertising market.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Apr, 2019

    Former Mozilla Executive Has accused Google of Sabotaging Firefox Browser

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Apr, 2019

    In April 2019 former Mozilla executive has accused Google of intentionally and systematically sabotaging Firefox browser over the past decade in order to boost Chrome's adoption.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 3, 2019

    Investigating Google For antitrust Violations

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Jun 3, 2019

    On June 3, 2019, the United States Department of Justice reported that it would investigate Google for antitrust violations.


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