Continuing with our tribute to Google (GOOG) as they celebrate their 10th birthday. We have compiled a list of the top 100 Google Moments that have made them the unique and innovative company that they are today.
Here is the first installment of the Top 100 Google Moments.
Celebrating 10 Years of Google: Top Google Moments #75-100
#100. Google Acquires Trendalyzer to Bolster Analytics - March 2007#98. Google Acquires Dodgeball a social networking site built specifically for use on mobile devices. - May 2005
#99. Google Acquires Online Presentation Development Tools Zenter Inc. - June 2007
#97. Google Wins M.I.T. Sloan eBusiness Award - Students' Choice - April 2002
#96. Google Cleans Up at Search Engine Watch Awards - Wins for Outstanding Search Service, Best News Search Engine, Best Image Search Engine, Most Webmaster Friendly Search Provider, Best Paid Placement Service, Best Search Toolbar and Best Search Feature - February 2004
#95. Google.org invests more than $10 million in breakthrough geothermal energy technology - August 2008
#94. Google, in conjunction with a variety of social networks develops Open Social, a set of common APIs for web based social network applications - November 2007
#93. Google Acquires Endoxon for $28 Million - The product is used to improve European mapping feature in Google Earth and Google Maps. - December 2006.
#92. Google and Fox Interactive Team Up to provide search and advertising on MySpace - 2006
#91. Google Wins at World Technology Awards for Best Marketing Communications - December 2004
#90. With eight employees, Google moves to an office on University Avenue in Palo Alto - February 1999
#89. Google Invests in Clean Energy and Green Technology - June 2007
#88. Google Acquires Russian Context Ads Service Begun - July 18, 2008. Acquired for $140 million. http://www.google.com/intl/en/press/pressrel/20080718_begun.html
#87. Google Acquires Marratech's Video Conferencing Software - April 2007
#86. Google Sells 2.6% Stake in Baidu.com that they had previously acquired in 2004 - June 2006
#85. Google Search Index Reaches 3 Billion Documents - December 2001
#83. Google Acquires Grand Central Internet Service that uses VoIP to link customers phone numbers together -July 2007
#82. Google Wins PC World's Internet Product of the Year and Best Search Engine Awards 2002 - June 2002
#81. Google Launches Google Talk a web-based application for instant messaging - August 24, 2005
#80. Google Teams Up with Sun MicroSystems to help share and distribute each others technologies. - Fall of 2005
#79. Google Launches Webmaster Tools - www.google.com/webmasters/tools
#78. Google Acquires Orion Search Algorithm / Orion Search Engine - April 2006
#77. Google Launches Google Gears Open Source software project that enables more powerful web applications by adding new features to your web browser. Later changes name to "Gears". - May 2007. http://gears.google.com/
#76. Google Acquires Postini - services for message security, archiving and encryption for an estimated $625 million. - July 2007
The top 100 Google Moments will continue later this week.
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