Google

  • 1998 September 4 – Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California.
  • 1999 August 23 – Blogger
  • 2001 – Google acquired Deja News, the operators of a large archive of materials from Usenet.[87][88] Google rebranded the archive as Google Groups
  • 2003 April – Google acquired Applied Semantics, a company specializing in making software applications for the online advertising space. The AdSense contextual advertising technology developed by Applied Semantics was adopted into Google’s advertising efforts.
  •  2004 August 19 – An initial public offering (IPO) took place on and Google moved to its new headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex.
  • 2004 – Google acquired Keyhole, Inc. Keyhole’s eponymous product was later renamed Google Earth
  • 2004 April 1 – Gmail was announced. (Created by Paul Buchheit)
  • 2005 February 8 – Google Maps
  • 2005 – Google acquired Urchin Software in April 2005, using their Urchin on Demand product (along with ideas from Adaptive Path’s Measure Map) to create Google Analytics in 2006.
  • 2006 March 9 – Google DocsGoogle Sheets, and Google Slides Released.
  • 2006 April 13 – Google Calender
  • 2006 October – Google announced that it had acquired the video-sharing site YouTube for $1.65 billion in Google stock, and the deal was finalized on November 13, 2006.
  • 2007 April 13 – 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.[99] The deal was approved despite anti-trust concerns raised by competitors Microsoft and AT&T.
  • 2005 – Google partnered with NASA Ames Research Center to build 1,000,000 square feet (93,000 m2) of offices.
  • 2005 – Google partnered with AOL to enhance each other’s video search services.
  • 2006 – Google and Fox Interactive Media of News Corporation entered into a $900 million agreement to provide search and advertising on the then-popular social networking site MySpace.
  • 2006 April 28 – Google Translate
  • 2007 – Google launched AdSense for Mobile
  • 2007 – Google began sponsoring NORAD Tracks Santa, displacing the former sponsor AOL. NORAD Tracks Santa purports to follow Santa Claus‘ progress on Christmas Eve,[104]using Google Earth to “track Santa” in 3-D for the first time.
  • 2008 September 2 – Google Chrome
  • 2008 – Google developed a partnership with GeoEye to launch a satellite providing Google with high-resolution (0.41 m monochrome, 1.65 m color) imagery for Google Earth. The satellite was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on September 6, 2008. Google also announced in 2008 that it was hosting an archive of Life Magazines photographs.
  • 2010 Feb 10 – Google Fiber
  • 2011 June 15 – Chrome OS
  • 2011 June 28 – Google+
  • 2012 April 24 – Google Drive
  • 2013 March 20 – Google Keep was launched.
  • 2014 October – Google introduced Inbox by Gmail on an invitation-only basis.
  • 2015 April 22 – Project Fi
  • 2015 May – Inbox by Gmail became publicly available.
  • 2015 May 28 – Google Photos announced .
  • 2015 August 10 – 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.
  • 2016 September 21 – Google Allo & Duo
  • 2016 October 4 – Pixel and Pixel XL are Android smartphones designed, developed and marketed by Google announced.

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