27 February 2012

Larry Page and Sergey Brin at Stanford started Google as a study project. It in fact got its name accidentally. The name Google was misspelled “googol”, by the founders .It refers to the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. The name was chosen to mirror the company’s goal of organizing a huge amount of information, which was offered on the internet. The Google homepage is sobare because the founders did not know HTMLand wanted to create a fast boundar...
Facts about Google:
1)      The Google logo was never in the middle (as it is now today). It only appeared in the middle in March 2001.
2)      The domain name google.com was registered on September 15th 1997.
3)      Google’s first business started in a rented garage.
4)      The Google search engine receives about a billion search requirements per day.
5)      The well-known “I’m feeling lucky” button is hardly used.
6)      Google is said to have the biggest group of translators in the world.
7)     Google’s first Chef was Charlie Ayers. He was hired in 1999 but quit later on to start his own restaurant.
8)      Google has over 450,000 servers, situated in data centers around the world.
9)      Google’s first test versions were known as “Back rub”.
10)  The Google home page can be set up in almost any language as there are eighty eight languagesincluding with Urdu and Latin.
11)   Universities all over the world use Google Apps for education.

12)   Google’s first April fool joke called “Mentalplex”, went online on April 1st, 2000. It was said to have the ability to read your mind.
13)   Google opened their first international office in Tokyo.
14)   Google.com can now be custom-made by a backdrop image.
15)   Google’s, “image search”, hit a milestone with over 1.1 billion images stored.
16)   Google’s revenue of ninety nine percent is gained from advertising programs.
17)   Craig Silverstein is the first person to be employed by Google.
18)   Google won the esteemed award for Technical Achievement in 2000.
19)   Google started with only 19 employees but today there are more than 2500 Googlers.
20) Google employees are also encouraged to spend time on their personal projects as well. Google News and Orkut are both examples of this revolutionary method.



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