Google's been busy

Posted 14 years ago by Internetrix

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What started as a simple yet efficient search engine has turned into an internet monolith. Who would have thought in under 10 years, a company stared by a couple uni students would have turned into the omnipotent internet empire it is today.

Think this might be a bit of an exaggeration? Think again.

Google currently gets more than 200 million search queries a day and indexes over three billion websites. If it were to print all these pages, the stack of paper would be over 240 kilometers high.

But success wasn't always that easy. Not long after its inception in 1998 Google