The search-engine-that-could has purchased all kinds of companies, services and technologies ? from mapping companies to security services to gadgets and robots to gaming and facial recognition software and much, much, much more.
But with so many companies, we thought it'd be fun to look at the top 11 companies and services Google has acquired over the years, based on how they've impacted Google's business.Makani Power ? Clean energy ? $30 million
Google previously invested in the green energy startup before it completed its purchase of Makani Power last May.