Google: The Company and Its Founders

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ABDO Publishing Company, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
This title examines the remarkable life of Pierre Omidyar and his work building the groundbreaking company eBay. Readers will learn about OmidyarÍs background and education, as well as his early career. Also covered is a look at how eBay operates and issues the company faces, such as international growth, facing competition, and supporting the community. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Technology Pioneers is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS
6
SERGEY BRIN
14
LARRY PAGE
22
AN IDEA BECOMES REALITY
30
BUSINESS VENTURE
40
MAKING A PROFIT
52
GOOGLE GROWS UP
60
EXPANSION AND OPPOSITION
68
THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOGLE
86
TIMELINE
96
ESSENTIAL FACTS
100
GLOSSARY
102
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
104
SOURCE NOTES
106
INDEX
110
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
112

THE BILLIONAIRE PHILANTHROPISTS
78

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