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  1. Go to Google Maps150. Click on the satellite view and zoom out as much as possible. You can see an amazing view of earth with real time shadows. You can see real time clouds if you zoom in twice. Pretty amazing, right?
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Search “atari breakout” in Google Images146 and you can play the game. Try it now.

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Google has been acquiring, on average, more than one company per week since 2010. Source List of mergers and acquisitions by Google160

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 A young girl wrote to Google to give her father a day off as it was his birthday. This is what Google sent back in reply. Now, that is something.

What are some amazing facts related to Google?
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Google was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page163 and Sergey Brin153 while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University161 in California160. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting172 stock. They incorporated Google as a California privately held company on September 4, 1998, in California. Google was then reincorporated in Delaware on October 22, 2002. An initial public offering (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google moved to its headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex168. In August 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet Inc.163 Google is Alphabet's leading subsidiary and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet's Internet interests. Sundar Pichai176 was appointed CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page who became the CEO of Alphabet.

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In order to better their services it is necessary for google to track you. Imagine  you live in India, Hyderabad to be precise, and we're searching for nearby hotels. Now google customizes your search based on your past preferences, likes and locality which would be impossible without the users proper location and other details.

Data about human behavior is valuable as Google knows what the users want and can incorporate insights into their product development, anticipating consumer/market needs and staying "ahead of the curve" in terms of innovation