Ten years of Google

04 Set Ten years of Google

A decade ago, two graduate students from Stanford University in California sat in a Burger King, having breakfast. Larry Page and Sergey Brin were celebrating, albeit frugally: their plan to turn a novel technique for mapping the internet into a business had attracted its first $100,000 of funding. The payee’s name on the cheque – the name of the company they would formally found on September 7, 1998 – had been agreed that morning: “Google, Inc”. Leggi tutto