Google: The Company and Its Founders (Technology Pioneers Series)

Google: The Company and Its Founders (Technology Pioneers Series)

by Susan E. Hamen


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What's on your mind? What are you doing? Feeling lucky? Explore the origins of these common buzz phrases and the companies they symbolize in the Technology Pioneers series. Dig deep into the lives of those who dreamed big and founded some of society's most important technology companies. Learn where each founder grew up, where they went to school, and where they came up with their life-changing ideas. Study up on how their groundbreaking companies started, how they have grown, and where they stand today. Technology and innovation drive society today. Do you have what it takes to be the next Technology Pioneer?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617148088
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Technology Pioneers Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,219,692
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1120L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Humble Beginnings 6

Chapter 2 Sergey Brin 14

Chapter 3 Larry Page 22

Chapter 4 An Idea Becomes Reality 30

Chapter 5 Business Venture 40

Chapter 6 Making a Profit 52

Chapter 7 Google Grows Up 60

Chapter 8 Expansion and Opposition 68

Chapter 9 The Billionaire Philanthropists 78

Chapter 10 The Importance of Google 86

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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