Dear Larry Page, thanks for Google & Gmail & G-chat &...
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Tue March 26, 2013
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1995: Sergey Brin met Larry Page by way of a spring orientation for new Ph.D candidates. Page later launched a research project nicknamed "BackRub," which investigated a new kind of technology that analyzed the relevance of the back links that connected one Web page to another. Brin soon joined forces with Page on the project, which eventually became the first form of Google.