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List of Companies Acquired by Google

List of Companies Acquired by Google

We put a lot of time and research into this list of companies acquired by Google. We do not guarantee that it is 100% accurate. If you do see something that isn't correct or if we are missing information about a particular acquisition, please do let us know.

I'd like to thank William (Bill) Slawski (SEO by the SEA) for his continued coverage on Google Acquisitions and Patents.

I'd like to give credit to the Wiki Editor for their List of Google Acquisitions page.

And of course, credit is due to The Official Google Blog for keeping us informed as these acquisitions become final.

Google Acquisitions Timeline

2007 Google Acquisitions

  1. 2007-07-09 - Google to Acquire Postini
    http://www.google.com/intl/en/press/pressrel/postini_20070709.html
    - Services for Message Security, Archiving, Encryption, and Policy Enforcement
    - $625 Million
  2. 2007-07-02 - Google Acquires GrandCentral Communications
    http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/07/all-aboard.html
    - Services for Managing Voice Communications
  3. 2007-06-19 - Google Acquires Zenter
    http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/06/more-sharing.html
    - Online Slide Presentations
  4. 2007-06-05 - Google Acquires PeakStream Inc
    - Multiprocessor and GPU Software
  5. 2007-06-01 - Google Acquires Feedburner http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/06/adding-more-flare.html
    - Feed Distribution and Management Tools
  6. 2007-05-30 - Google Acquires Panoramio http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/05/pictures-worth-thousand-clicks.html
    - Community Photos Website (Works with Google Earth)
  7. 2007-05-11 - Google Acquires Green Border Technologies
    - Secure Connections for Web Browsing and Email
  8. 2007-04-19 - Google Acquires Marratech http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/04/collaborating-with-marratech.html
    - Video Conferencing Software
  9. 2007-04-17 - Google Acquires Tonic Systems http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/04/were-expecting.html
    - Presentation Creation and Document Conversion Technology
  10. 2007-04-13 - Google Acquires Doubleclick http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/04/next-step-in-google-advertising.html
    - Advertising Technology Platform
  11. 2007-03-16 - Google Acquires Trendalyzer http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/03/world-in-motion.html
    - Presentation Software
  12. 2007-03-16 - Google Acquires Adscape Media
    http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2007/03/let-passion-continue-were-acquiring.html
    - In-Game Advertising for Video Games
  13. 2007-01-00 - Google Acquires Xunlei (Partial Acquisition)
    - File Sharing Website

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2006 Google Acquisitions

  1. 2006-01-17 - Google Acquires dMarc Broadcasting http://www.google.com/intl/en/press/pressrel/dmarc.html
    - Digital Solutions for Radio Broadcasting Industry
  2. 2006-12-00 - Google Acquires Endoxon
    - Geo Mapping Software
  3. 2006-11-13 - Google Acquires YouTube Inc http://www.google.com/intl/en/press/pressrel/youtube.html
    - Consumer Media Company (Watch and Share Videos)
  4. 2006-10-31 - Google Acquires Jotspot Inc
    http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2006/10/spot-on.html
    - Wiki Technology for Collaborative Websites
  5. 2006-08-15 - Google Acquires Neven Vision http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2006/08/better-way-to-organize-photos.html
    - Automatic Information Extraction from Photos
  6. 2006-04-09 - Google Acquires Orion
    - Referential Search Engine
  7. 2006-03-14 - Google Acquires @Last Software
    - SketchUp 3D Modeling
  8. 2006-03-09 - Google Acquires Upstartle (Writely)
    - Web Based Collaborative Document Editor (Online Word Processing)
  9. 2006-02-14 - Google Acquires Measure Map
    - Web Analytics for Blogs

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2005 Google Acquisitions

  1. 2005-12-20 - Google Acquires 5.0% Stake in AOL
  2. 2005-11-17 - Google Acquires Akwan Information Technologies
    - Latin American Operations Center (Brazil, Mexico, Latin America)
  3. 2005-11-00 - Google Acquires Skia
    - Graphics Software Engineering
  4. 2005-09-15 - Google Acquires Transformic Inc
    - Search Engines for the Deep Web
  5. 2005-08-17 - Google Acquires Android
    - Software for Mobile Phones (Operating Systems for Cell Phones?)
  6. 2005-07-07 - Google Acquires Current Communications Group
    - Broadband Internet (BPL - Broadband over Power Line)
  7. 2005-07-00 - Google Acquires Reqwireless Inc
    - Java ME Browser
  8. 2005-05-12 - Google Acquires Dodgeball
    - Mobile Social Networking
  9. 2005-03-28 - Google Acquires Urchin Software
    - Web Analytics Software
  10. 2005-01-00 - Google Acquires 2Web Technologies
    - Google Spreadsheets

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2004 Google Acquisitions

  1. 2004-12-00 - Google Acquires ZipDash
    - Maps and Traffic for Mobile Devices
  2. 2004-10-00 - Google Acquires Where 2 Technologies
    - Digital Mapping (Google Maps)
  3. 2004-10-27 - Google Acquires Keyhole Corp http://www.google.com/press/pressrel/keyhole.html
    - Digital Mapping (Google Earth)
  4. 2004-07-13 - Google Acquires Picasa http://www.google.com/press/pressrel/picasa.html
    - Digital Photo Management
  5. 2004-06-23 - Google Acquires 2.6% Stake in Baidu.com
    2006-06-24 - Google Sells 2.6% Stake in Baidu.com
    - Chinese Language Search Engine
  6. 2004-05-10 - Google Acquires Ignite Logic
    - Web Templates for Law Firms and Small Businesses

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2003 Google Acquisitions

  1. 2003-10-07 - Google Acquires Genius Labs
    - Blogging
  2. 2003-09-30 - Google Acquires Kaltix Corp http://www.google.com/press/pressrel/kaltix.html
    - Personalized and Context Sensitive Search Engine Technology
  3. 2003-04-23 - Google Acquires Applied Semantics http://www.google.com/press/pressrel/applied.html
    - Advertising Technology
  4. 2003-04-00 - Google Acquires Neotonic Software
    - Technology for Email Customer Support (CRM)
  5. 2003-02-00 - Google Acquires Pyra Labs
    - Blogger

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2001 Google Acquisitions

  1. 2001-09-20 - Google Acquires Technology Assets of Outride Inc http://www.google.com/press/pressrel/outride.html
    - Online Information Retrieval Technologies
  2. 2001-02-12 - Google Acquires Usenet Discussion Service and Significant Assets from Deja.com
    http://www.google.com/press/pressrel/pressrelease48.html
    - Google Groups

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