What’s the most popular site on the internet?
What company’s assets are worth 70 billion NZ dollars?
Have you ever used this?
Google was founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page as a research product in 1996,
When Google became a website it was hosted in a friend’s garage in Menlo Park, California.
Google has over one million servers around the world today and uses 20 petabytes of data every 24 hours,
While the entire written history of mankind in all languages in only 50 petabytes.
As a motivation technique all Google employees are encouraged to spend 20% of their work time (one day per week) on projects that interest them.
Forbes magazine listed both individuals (Brin and Page) as the 24th richest people in the world, with a net worth of $17.5 billion each, they were also chosen to be the” people of the year” in 2004 by ABC news .
In honour of the 30th anniversary of Pacman,
Google changed its Logo into a complete game for users to play.
Google had around 505 million users on the day.
The game consumed 5 thousand hours of employee time, costing the economy an estimated 120 million dollars. For that same cost, you could hire all 19,385 Google employees. That includes Larry and Sergey, right down to the janitors for 6 weeks.
That’s How powerful Google has become.
The name ‘Google’ was an accident. A spelling mistake it should have been ‘Googol’.
The Number of languages in which you can have the Google home page set up in: is 88 including Klingon (Star trek language)
PageRank: Was not originally meant to specify "web pages". The "page" part of PageRank was named after Larry Page. PageRank is a system for ranking web pages according to popularity and text-matching.
“Research without Google would be like life without electricity,” Many in China are already mourning the loss of their favourite search engine. Access to Google was cut when; Google pulled out of China altogether. They explained that after a Spree of cyber attacks on Google Mail...