Archive for November 7, 2013
There’s never been a better time to be online. Whether you’re running business or browsing the web for fun, the Internet (and search engines in particular) has provided endless avenues to both discovery and the act of being discovered. Part of this has to do with the proliferation of social media and how we’re now more connected to each other, but an even bigger part relies on Google. In keeping with that, here are four facts you probably didn’t know about the king of all search engines.
Google began humbly in a California garage.
In the late 1990s, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page were using Lego blocks to create storage compartments for the 10 4-gigabyte hard drives they needed for their operation. They kept all this gear in a friend’s garage, still perfecting the PageRank algorithm system t