Google turns 10: A look back

As the search giant celebrates its birthday, we highlight some of its biggest moments.

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1998: Garage days
Larry Page and Sergey Brin accept a $100,000 check from Sun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim and incorporate Google Inc. on Sept. 7. The Stanford University graduate students work from a suburban garage (pictured right) in Menlo Park, Calif., for six months.

Did you know? Google hosted its first data center in a rented 7' x 8' room.

Employees: Less than 10


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