What is Google?

  • (verb): Search the internet (for information) using the Google search engine.
    Example: "He googled the woman he had met at the party"; "My children are googling all day"
    See also — Additional definitions below


Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is an American multinational corporation which provides Internet-related products and services, including internet search, cloud computing, software and advertising technologies. Advertising revenues from AdWords generate almost all of the company's profits.

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Some articles on Google:

Google - Corporate Affairs and Culture - Network Neutrality
... Google is a noted supporter of network neutrality ... According to Google's Guide to Net Neutrality Network neutrality is the principle that Internet users should be in control of what content they view and what ... and "Chief Internet Evangelist" at Google, in testimony before Congress, said, "allowing broadband carriers to control what people see and do online would fundamentally undermine the principles that have ...
... iGoogle (formerly Google Personalized Homepage), is a service of Google, is a customizable Ajax-based startpage or personal web portal (much like Netvibes, Pageflakes, My Yahoo ... Google originally launched the service in May 2005 ... features include the capability to add web feeds a "Google Personalized Homepage" to "iGoogle" ...
Google China - Controversies
... See also Censorship by Google Before Google China's establishment, Google.com itself was accessible, even though much of its content was not accessible because of ... According to official statistics, google.com was accessible 90% of the time, and a number of services were not available at all ... with Internet censorship laws in the People's Republic of China, Google China had been the focus of controversy over what critics view as capitulation ...
Experimental IGoogle
... On July 8, 2008, Google announced the beginning of a testing period for a new version of iGoogle which alters some features, including replacing the tabs with left navigation, adding chat functionality ... On October 16, 2008, Google announced the release of this new version of iGoogle and retired its older format ... layout imposed on US users had switched to the UK Google site where the workarounds still worked ...
... GTalkr was a web-based Flash program used to connect to Google Talk ... It allowed Google Talk users to log in to Google Talk and send instant messages to friends using a web browser with Flash installed ... However, it had several features that the Google Talk client did not offer ...

More definitions of "Google":

  • (noun): A widely used search engine that uses text-matching techniques to find web pages that are important and relevant to a user's search.