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Developed by Google[2], Google Docs is an online application that offers a platform for users to generate, modify, and store documents on the internet[3]. The software’s roots trace back to Writely, an independent web-based word processing tool, which Google acquired in 2006. It enables real-time collaboration, permitting several users to view and modify documents at the same time. Google Docs is compatible with an array of browsers including Google Chrome[1], Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari, and can be accessed via its dedicated mobile app for Android and iOS devices. It also supports offline editing on the Chrome browser and offers an automatic saving feature for seamless work. While Google Docs has been commended for its intuitive interface and innovative features like the Explore function, it has been criticized for being less robust than desktop-based suites. Despite encountering a few security concerns in the past, Google has promptly rectified them, reinforcing its reputation as a trustworthy tool for document management.

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1. Google Chrome ( Google Chrome ) Developed by the global technology giant Google, Google Chrome is a web browser that emerged in 2008 and has since carved out a significant presence in the browser market. The browser's speed and efficiency, hallmarks of Chrome, stem from its utilization of the open-source Chromium project code. Its interface is straightforward and user-friendly, with a notable feature being the omnibox, a combined search and address bar. Chrome is compatible with a broad spectrum of web standards, including HTML5, and offers robust security measures such as phishing and malware protection. The browser also provides extensive personalization options through extensions and themes. However, despite its popularity, Chrome has faced criticism over privacy issues related to its tracking mechanisms.
2. Google ( Google ) Primarily acknowledged for its search engine, Google is a universally esteemed technology corporation. The company, established in 1998 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page, has expanded significantly, branching out into numerous tech-related fields. Google offers a wide array of services and products, encompassing Android, YouTube, Cloud, Maps, and Gmail. It also manufactures hardware like Chromebooks and Pixel smartphones. Since 2015, Google has been a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. and is celebrated for its inventive spirit and workplace environment that promotes employees' personal projects. Despite confronting several ethical and legal challenges, Google continues to influence the tech sector with its groundbreaking innovations and technological progress, including the creation of Android OS and the purchase of companies specializing in AI.
Google Docs (Wikipedia)

Google Docs is an online word processor included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google, which also includes Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drawings, Google Forms, Google Sites and Google Keep. Google Docs is accessible via an internet browser as a web-based application and is also available as a mobile app on Android and iOS and as a desktop application on Google's ChromeOS.

Google Docs
Initial releaseMarch 9, 2006; 18 years ago (2006-03-09)
Written inJavaScript, Java
Operating systemAndroid, iOS, ChromeOS
PlatformWeb application
Available in100 languages[citation needed]

Google Docs allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating with other users in real time. Edits are tracked by the user making the edit, with a revision history presenting changes. An editor's position is highlighted with an editor-specific color and cursor, and a permissions system regulates what users can do. Updates have introduced features using machine learning, including "Explore", offering search results based on the contents of a document, and "Action items", allowing users to assign tasks to other users.

Google Docs supports opening and saving documents in the standard OpenDocument format as well as in Rich text format, plain Unicode text, zipped HTML, and Microsoft Word. Exporting to PDF and EPUB formats is implemented.

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