What's Behind Google's Rise to Power?

With Google's stock price topping $500 on Tuesday, making the company worth upwards of $155 billion, many are wondering just what has made Google worth so much to so many. For those who haven't followed Google's rise to power, it will be interesting to know that search is just the beginning for Google.

On Tuesday, Google's stock both hit and passed one more magic boundary, closing above $500 for the first time ever. According to BusinessWeek, that makes it second only to Cisco in terms of market capitalization among Silicon Valley stars. As of Tuesday's market close, Google's value was north of $155 billion. NewsFactor Network

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