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Oh Google. It’s in the vocabulary of nearly every one from small children to and tech-savvy professionals. When the company was founded in 1995 by Stanford graduates Larry Page and Sergey Brin, they simply liked the idea of a ‘googol,’ a mathematical term describing the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. The googol soon became symbolic of what Google could, or would become: a company of infinite possibilities. By 1999 the company outgrew their garage and moved into a small apartment space in Palo Alto. They had eight employees.