The Story!!

 

Sergey Brin
Sergey Brin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee harnessed the internet to develop the World Wide Web, he was simply creating a way of sharing information, which it was not viewed as a moneymaking exercise…
However, the internet disruptive power soon became clear which it would change business and our way of life enabling commerce to be conducted by a profusion of individuals and organizations…
Early search engines were invented as an increasing amount of information became available on the web as Larry Page and Sergey Brin two US computer science students designed a search engine that could quickly search all the available documents and generate highly relevant results…
In September 1998 they set up a work space in a friend’s garage and opened a bank account in the name of Google Inc. which had soon-to-be giant company began as Page said with no more than “a computer and a part-time person”…
Within a year, Google had 40 employees and in June 2000 announced its first billion-URL index, making it officially the world’s largest search engine…
By 2013, Google employed 30,000 people worldwide, of whom around 53 percent worked in research and development, which may explain the company’s phenomenal growth…
As a two-way communication over the internet became a reality during the 1990’s, organizations began to see the potential offered by the new e-commerce platform…
The first books were sold online in 1992 and in 1994 Pizza Hut in Santa Cruz; California enabled people to order a pizza delivery via the internet…
The idea of online selling took off in 1995 when Jeff Bezos dispatched the first book sold by Amazon.com, then located in his Seattle garage…
Around the same time, software programmer Pierre Omidyar was starting a simple website called AuctionWeb from his San Jose living room…
The first product he posted for sale was a broken laser pointer as it sold $14.83, which Omidyar recognized the internet’s power to reach individual customers, anywhere in the world…
When Omidyar checked whether the buyer understood that the pointe was broken, the buyer assured him that he was a collector of broken laser pointers…
One year later with two full-time employees, the soon-to-be-renamed eBay sold goods to the value of $7.2 million…
By acting as an auction service, eBay sees itself as in the business of linking users, not selling things…

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