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A publicly-traded company primarily offering a web portal. Originally a search engine in the 1990s and early 2000s, Google expanded to online messaging, e-mail services, web video, mobile phones and so forth. Google monetizes its operations primarily through advertisements. It was founded in 1998. See also: Yahoo.
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Still, in "Plato at the Googleplex,'' Goldstein writes five dialogues in the manner of Plato.
But there's good news, despite our quest to digitize the planet and find the nearest Starbucks: "We are searching souls, and the values we long entrusted in maps as guides and inspirations are still vibrant in the age of the Googleplex."
Now that he's moving from Cambridge, Mass., to Mountain View, Calif., the question resonating on both coasts is "What's he going to do at the Googleplex?" Although the Google Voice platform seems a reasonable place for him to land, somehow that doesn't cover all the speculation surrounding the move.
And finally, after having two Googlers visit our district for a couple days, we sent the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, the director of technology, and one assistant principal to the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA, to meet with the entire Chromebook team to outline some of the things that we were hoping to accomplish by going 1-to-1 and to learn how Google would help support us.
To understand how important the work environment is to creativity, look no further than the "Googleplex" in California.
Steiber has been lucky to get access to the company's headquarters Googleplex for nearly a year like no other researcher ever had.
With the summer launch of Google+, the Googleplex made clear its intention to become a major player in the social space, and both Facebook and Twitter have retrenched--taking away bits of services from the other guys and forcing consumers like me to have to go to multiple applications.
After being granted unprecedented access, Veteran technology reporter Steven Levy takes readers inside Google headquarters - the Googleplex - to show how Google works.
Vise and Mark Malseed relate the origin of the search engine's numerical name: "'How about Googleplex?' I [employee Sean Anderson] said, 'You are trying to come up with a company that searches and indexes and allows people to organize vast amounts of data.
Googleplex now boasts of its first LEED-certified building in Mountain View, Calif.
Like Thomas Edison, the Googleplex gang understands that breakthroughs come from dogged experimentation.