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Google versus Microsoft comparison chart
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  • current rating is 4.24/5
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Founded September 7, 1998 April 4, 1975
Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Bill Gates and Paul Allen
Maps Yes Yes
Book search Yes No
Industry Internet, computer software Computer software, Publishing, Research and development, Computer hardware, Video games
Stock Ticker GOOG MSFT
Products AdWords, Search, YouTube, Gmail, Orkut, Google earth, Google labs etc. Google maps, Picasa, Google books, Google Scholar, Google Docs, Google Chrome, and Chromebook Microsoft Windows Microsoft Office Microsoft Servers Developer Tools Business Solutions Xbox, Games, Windows Essentials, Zune, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Microsoft Paint, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Surface, Windows Phone, Skype, Skydrive, MSE
CEO Sundar Pichai Satya Nadella
Headquarters Mountain view, California, USA Redmond, Washington, USA
Instant messaging Yes: Hangouts Yes: Skype, Windows Live Messenger (only in China)
Subsidiaries @Last Software, Inc. Android, Inc. Applied Semantics, Inc. dMarc Broadcasting, Inc. Ganji Inc. Google International LLC Google LLC Google Payment Corp. Ignite Logic, Inc. JASS Inc. JG Productions Inc. JotSpot Inc. Kaltix Corporation Liquid Acquisitio Microsoft Store, Winternals, Microsoft Mobile, Revolution Analytics, Skype Technologies, Microsoft Research, Microsoft Studios, Avanade, Rare, Razorfish, Microsoft India, MileIQ, Microsoft Research Asia, Turn 10 Studios, Parature (too many to list)
Mail Yes (15GB free) Yes
Search Yes Yes
Slogan Don't be evil Empowering us all
Job site No No
Purchase or Free Free Paid
Registration Optional Optional
Social Network Yes (YouTube) No
Download Yes No
Image search Yes Yes
Company type Public Public
Employees 53, 600 (Q4 2014) 128, 076 (June 2014)
Introduction (from Wikipedia) Google is United States-headquartered, multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, could computing, and software. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington that develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing.
Key people Sundar Pichai (CEO), Eric Schmidt (Chairman), Sergey Brin (Director of Google X and Special Projects) Satya Nadella, CEO, Steve Ballmer, Former CEO, William Henry "Bill" Gates, Former CEO, Chairman, and Co-founder Paul Allen, Co-founder Tony Bates, Skype Lisa Brummel, Chief People Officer Qi Lu, Online Services
Browser Google Chrome Internet Explorer
E-Mail Service Yes:Gmail Yes: (Web-based service, replaced Hotmail), Microsoft Office Outlook (Desktop Email Client)
Area served Worldwide(except various places) Worldwide
Mobile Phone Google Pixel (1,2,3, and Plus models) Many devices running on the Windows Phone Operating System
User generated video Yes No

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