Wednesday, November 22, 2006 | 11/21/2006 | Google stock hits $500

Also about $14B ahead of IBM in mkt cap, at the moment 

Today's stock price left Google with a market value of about $154 billion just eight years after Page and Brin started the business in Brin's dormitory room.

The company is now Silicon Valley's second most valuable business, behind Cisco Systems, eclipsing the likes of Intel, the world's largest computer chip maker, and Hewlett-Packard, a high-tech pioneer that also started in a garage 67 years ago.

Source: | 11/21/2006 | Google stock hits $500

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