Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page created Google in order to organize information on the Internet and help users find the information they were looking for. Google began primarily as a search engine, which crawl... More »

Google is a company, so it wasn't invented so much as it was created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The company was originally called Backrub and was run on Stanford University's servers until it outgrew the available ba... More »

In 2009, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger co-founded Instagram. Systrom first began working on an app called Burbn, which allowed photo and note sharing. After Systrom met Krieger, Burbn was changed to a photo-only app and... More »

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Google is a company, so it wasn't invented so much as it was created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The company was originally called Backrub and was run on Stanford University's servers until it outgrew the available ba... More »

Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin decided to name their creation "Google" because of the large number of websites able to be searched by the algorithm, which is based on the actual number googol. A googol is defined as... More »

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Larry Page and Sergey Brin created Google Inc. in 1998, making it 16 years old as of 2014. Its original function was as a search engine, but it has since grown to include other capabilities and services such as e-mail, s... More »

There are several famous examples of business partnerships, including Google, a company founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Page and Brin met at Stanford University while attending graduate school. Although they initi... More »