by Audrey DeAngelis, Gina DeAngelis


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Today's top technology companies play an increasingly central role in our lives. People habitually use Apple or Samsung smartphones to monitor social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. Amazon and Netflix are disrupting the shopping and television industries. Google dominates online search and advertising, and Microsoft's software runs on the vast majority of the world's personal computers. In the Tech Titans series, delve into the history of these companies, get to know the products and people associated with them, and consider the ways they are changing our world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532116889
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 12/15/2018
Series: Tech Titans
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
Age Range: 13 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Organizing the World's Information 4

Chapter 2 A New Way to Search 14

Chapter 3 Hiring and Growing 26

Chapter 4 Dramatic Expansion 38

Chapter 5 Google Around the World 52

Chapter 6 Google and the Government 62

Chapter 7 Investing in Society 74

Chapter 8 Into the Future 86

Timeline 98

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Authors 112

About the Consultant 112

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