12 Things You Don’t Know About Google!

Google Page on 11th November 1998, Hosted at Stanford University Server
Google Page on 11th November 1998, Hosted at Stanford University Server

1. Do you know that the name “Google” is a typo? Initially the founders of the site thought that they were going for “Googol”.

2. Are you aware of the fact why Google page is so simple? Its because the founders really didn’t know about HTML and so they wanted a quick interface.

3. Co-founders of Google.com, Mr. Larry Page and Mr. Sergey Brin started Google as a research project when they were 24 and 23 years respectively. Isn’t is very encouraging?

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Google Audio Indexing (aka GAudi)

Google two months ago introduced a new technology in the video search. They are still testing it and that kind of search is only available on the US Political videos.

With Google Labs GAudi, now you dont have to search videos with the title of the video, or tags, instead GAudi searches the AUDIO of the video. It uses the Text-to-Video speech recognition technology. When you search anything with GAudi, Google actually search the words which are spoken inside the video and give you the relavent result.

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Private Browsing Race, Directly Supporting Porn

Since last few weeks you all must have noticied the new race in the web broswers. Private Browsing feature is recently introduced into the market of web browsers as a new technique to browse the Internet. First Apple Safari introduced it, then Google Chrome, then the copying spectator Microsoft IE 8 Beta and last of all Mozilla Firefox 3.1

Basically what this private browsing feature?
Answer to this very simple question is, it simple does not store any tracks of the websites that you browsing during that session. It will not keep a track of your History, the Cookies, the Temporarily saved Internet files, etc. on your computer’s harddrive. As soon as you close the browser window. Your browser clears away all the cache for those websites. In the end, result is – Save Private Browsing.

Why was this feature introduced?
At first we thought its for those people who browse Internet at public places to make their browsing safe for their web-based emails and other personal things. But later when you seen in deapth its not.

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Firefox add-on protects against hackers

Carnegie-Mellon University has developed a free add-on to the Mozilla Firefox 3.0 browser to boost security for users.

The Perspectives add-on was developed at the university’s School of Computer Science and College of Engineering.

The software protects Firefox users against potential “man-in-the-middle” wireless attacks when users are surfing the web.

The Perspectives system also supports domain name website certificates provided by the likes of VeriSign, Comodo and Godaddy.

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How To Browse Privately In Google Chrome

Google Chrome, the open source browser project by Google was released yesterday for public download in about 100 languages.

Chrome brought many new interesting features like Incognito being one of them. It is a similar feature to InPrivate in IE8 and more commonly known as porn made that allows you to browse the web privately, and no information related to yuor browsing will be saved in your computer.

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