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Some Surprising Facts About Google

Some Surprising Facts About Google

Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin originally called Google …BackRub. The original Google computer server only stored 40 GB and was made of Legos. Google Street View has photographed over 5 million miles of road. Google first ever Tweet was “I’m 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010.”

Google Logo Maker: Create your OWN Google Search Page

Google Logo Maker: Create your OWN Google Search Page

Google is known for its tricks with which manages to laugh and amaze people. Google will put a smile on your face with its interesting idea for searching. If you want your name to appear on the Google home page, go to this address, type in your name or someone else’s name that you want,

Introducing ‘Graph Search’: Facebook unveils its super-efficient new tool

Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook Graph Search

Is it a charge for messaging? Is it a phone?…. No, it’s “Graph Search”. After issuing a mysterious invitation to the media to “Come and see what we’re building”, Facebook today unveiled the latest upgrade to its service: a super-efficient new search tool, which culls its results from more than 1bn Facebook user accounts. The

Inside the internet: Google allows first ever look at the eight vast (and very colourful) data centres that power the online world (video)

Google's Douglas County data centre in Georgia is so large the firm provides Google branded bicycles for staff to get around on

Google has given a rare glimpse inside the vast data centres around the globe that power its services. They reveal an intricate maze of computers that process Internet search requests, show YouTube video clips and distribute email for millions of people. With hundreds of thousands of servers, colourful cables and even bicycles so engineers can

Google’s death benefits pay dead employees’ families for 10 years

Google's death benefits pay dead employees' families for 10 years

Google treats its dead employees better than some companies do their living workers. Google’s unusual “death benefits” include paying the deceased’s spouse or domestic partner 50% of their salary for 10 years, the company’s “chief people officer” Laszlo Bock revealed in an interview this week with Forbes. What’s more, all of the dead Googler’s stocks