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Google Celebrates Its 18th Birthday

Apparently Google has many birthdays, but on Sept. 27, 2016, the company is celebrating its 18th. Yes, it sounds a bit confusing, but how one calculates the date of its birth depends on which event constitutes its arrival. Is it the day the founders incorporated? Or the day it received funding from investors? The Independent reports that all that confusion led Google founders to admit in 2013 that they really didn't know the company's true birthday. Even more interesting, Google's Doodles seem to complicate matters more. The first official Doodle posted on Aug. 30, celebrating the Burning Man Festival is older than Google itself. 

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