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Googe and Yahoo

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Google and Yahoo

Alicia Goncalves

Economics

      Google is a large index of Web sites and other online content that it made available freely through its online search engine site. It was incorporated in 1998 in California and reincorporated in 2003 in Delaware by two men named Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The Company has headquarters in the California, United States in which many people work on maintaining Google and continuing to make it better. This site helps people find information about any subject almost instantly. Many businesses and third party sites use Google as a search engine on their sites. Google has been named among the “Top 100 Web Sites and Search Engines”. Also, other than image and text search engines, Google also has Google Maps, Google Earth, and Google Analytics.
      It initially was unable to find substantial financial backing from leading technology companies, so Page and Brin wrote a business plan in 1998 and solicit potential investors. This must have worked because later that year Sun Microsystems founder Andy Bechtolsheim invested $100,000 in Google.
      Today Google receives roughly 60 million search queries each day. It profits a total of $105.6 million on sales of $961.9 million each year. Its revenues are $23, 650.60 million each year. It has received many awards regarding its capability, too many to name! It has over one billion page indexes. In 2000, Yahoo even decided to add Google’s search engine to its site!

      Yahoo! is an email and search engine first made available in 1994 by its founders David Filo and Jerry Yang. The Company has offices in more than 25 countries, including the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin American, and Canada. Many people around the world use Yahoo! to connect with other people through email, and, like Google, to search for information and images. Also like Google, many businesses and third party sites use Yahoo.
      In 1996, the Yahoo! Site went public, with a stock price...

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