The search engine Â Google originated from the name ‘œgoogol’ which is a mathematical term beginning with the numeral 1 Â followed by 100 zeros. The name was used to reflect the infinite power of the search engine in organizing Web information.
Fact 1. Google comes in 10 languages, namely: French, German, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, and Danish.
Fact 2. Â Google became the world’s largest search engine since June, 2000 with Â the achievement of more than a 1 billion URL index.
Fact 3. Â Â Google.org, the global innovation arm of Google.com, is involved in developing new technologies to address global challenges.
Fact 4. Â Google.org focuses on renewable energy, plug-in vehicles, the prevention of pandemics, famines, floods, public services, and employment.
Fact 5. Â ‘œGoosh’ is the name of a Google interface similar to the UNIX shell.
Fact 6. From a medical perspective, searching for medical information on Google before seeing a doctor has become the norm for most Americans seeking medical advice.
Fact 7. Google will benefit greatly in terms of Web users and ad revenue from the additional 1,900 domain suffixes to be assigned by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) from March 23rd, 2013.
Fact 8. Â Google has been profiled as one of the most innovative companies in history and has the distinction of being labeled as the world’s best workplace.
Fact 9. Â Google is continually re-inventing search engine results by providing quick information through ancillary products such as ‘œknowledge graphs’ and ‘œGoogle Now.’
Fact 10. A technique while using Google is the usage of quotation marks which translates into deeper, index-tiered searches resulting in a higher number of results.