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} #wp-calendar a:hover { text-decoration: underline; } #wp-calendar caption { text-decoration: none; font: bold 13px Arial, Sans-Serif; } #wp-calendar td { padding: 3px 5px; color: #9f9f9f; } #wp-calendar td#today { color: #111; } #wp-calendar th { font-style: normal; text-transform: capitalize; padding: 3px 5px; } #wp-calendar #prev a, #wp-calendar #next a { font-size: 9pt; } #wp-calendar #next a { padding-right: 10px; text-align: right; } #wp-calendar #prev a { padding-left: 10px; text-align: left; } /*------------------------------------------------*/ /*-------------------[PAGE NAVI]------------------*/ /*------------------------------------------------*/ .pagination { overflow: hidden; padding: 15px 12px 0px; } .wp-pagenavi { position: relative; padding: 20px 55px 0 48px; text-align: right; font-family: 'Lobster', Arial, sans-serif; text-shadow: 1px 1px 0 #fff; } .wp-pagenavi a, .wp-pagenavi a:link { padding: 6px 14px 7px 12px !important; margin: 2px; text-decoration: none; border: none !important; 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Google is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google moved to its headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex. In August 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet Inc. Google is Alphabet’s leading subsidiary and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet’s Internet interests. Sundar Pichai was appointed CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page who became the CEO of Alphabet.
The company’s rapid growth since incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships beyond Google’s core search engine (Google Search). It offers services designed for work and productivity (Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides), email (Gmail/Inbox), scheduling and time management (Google Calendar), cloud storage (Google Drive), social networking (Google+), instant messaging and video chat (Google Allo, Duo, Hangouts), language translation (Google Translate), mapping and navigation (Google Maps, Waze, Google Earth, Street View), video sharing (YouTube), note-taking (Google Keep), and photo organizing and editing (Google Photos). The company leads the development of the Android mobile operating system, the Google Chrome web browser, and Chrome OS, a lightweight operating system based on the Chrome browser. Google has moved increasingly into hardware; from 2010 to 2015, it partnered with major electronics manufacturers in the production of its Nexus devices, and it released multiple hardware products in October 2016, including the Google Pixel smartphone, Google Home smart speaker, Google Wifi mesh wireless router, and Google Daydream virtual reality headset. Google has also experimented with becoming an Internet carrier. In February 2010, it announced Google Fiber, a fiber-optic infrastructure that was installed in Kansas City; in April 2015, it launched Project Fi in the United States, combining Wi-Fi and cellular networks from different providers; and in 2016, it announced the Google Station initiative to make public Wi-Fi available around the world, with initial deployment in India.[6]

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