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2001: Adult supervision
2001: Adult supervision
Eric Schmidt replaces co-founder Larry Page as chief executive in August. Schmidt spent four years as CEO of software maker Novell before joining Google; before that he was the chief technology officer at Sun Microsystems. The company turns a profit for the first time.

Did you know? Google launches its 'Did you mean?' spell-checker.

Annual revenue: $86.4 million

Profits: $6.99 million

Employees: About 250

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