Google Labs was also born in 2002 and the company opened its first office in Australia.
After refusing six offers to purchase the fledgling company, Oingo changed its name to Applied Semantics and accepted the seventh offer - from Google - for around $102 million in cash and stock.
By the time he left Google in 2006, Ayers and his team of five chefs and 150 employees were serving 4,000 meals a day in 10 cafes across the company's headquarters campus.
Google also hired its first employee, Craig Silverstein, who stayed with the company for more than ten years before joining another startup - Khan Academy.
In 1998, Page launched a monthly newsletter called "Google Friends Newsletter" to inform fans about the company.