Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Google Fun Facts.... Really True!

Posted by Sharath
- Do you know "Google" named as typo (A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind) actually a spelling mistake made by the original founders who thought they were going for ‘Googol’. 

How long it would take to do a manual search of Google's 3 billion Web pages, at one minute a page? 

5,707 years 

- How long it usually takes Google to search its database? 

0.5 seconds 

- Market capitalization of publicly held search companies Overture, LookSmart, InfoSpace, FindWhat and Ask Jeeves. 


- Market cap of Google, if it traded at 3 times estimated 2003 revenues (Google is a privately held company and aren't traded on the stock market, that is why this was just estimated) 


- Number of languages in which you can have the Google home page set up, including Urdu, Latin and Klingon. 


- Google's share of global English-language searches. 


Amazing na....!  For more Google Facts from "Google Press Center


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