Even when you disregard Google Chrome (more on that later), Google is still one of the powerful additions to the Internet landscape since the network was first formed. What started as a search engine has become so much larger, as the company has made their way into the wearable computers market, the car industry, and more. Do they have an unsettling level of influence and power over your personal information? Undoubtedly. But you also can't deny that the Internet would be remarkably different without the development and emergence of this tech giant.