Amazing Tech Facts..0.o..

1.Google got its name from the mathematical figure googol, which denotes the number 'one followed by a hundred zeros'.

2.Yahoo! derived its name from the word Yahoo coined by Jonathan Swift in Gulliver's Travels. A Yahoo is a person who is repulsive in appearance and action and is barely human!

3.Researchers consider that the first search engine was Archie, created in 1990 by Alan Emtage, a student at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

4.Marc Andreessen founded Netscape. In 1993, he had already developed Mosaic, the first Web browser with a GUI.

5.Did you know that the original URL of Yahoo! was http://akebono.stanford.edu/ ?

6.A 55 kg laddu was made for Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala as a Y2Kprayer offering.

7.The first ever ISP was CompuServe. It still exists, under AOL Time Warner.

8.Satyam Online become the first private ISP in December 1998 to offer Internet connections in India.

9.The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.

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