A company that has changed the history of computing and the internet, Google Inc. is a multinational technology company with a specialty in developing and providing internet-related products and computer hardware. The company was founded in 1998 by two Stanford University students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were still enrolled in their Ph.D. programs. The company is currently a part of Alphabet Inc. and is headquartered in California, USA in the famous Googleplex. Over the years Google has accumulated an expansive portfolio, with their eponymous search engine being the core product. Their hardware solutions include routers, music systems, media players, smartphones, laptops, desktops, and more.