However, others users argue that between the two search engines, "There is an imperceptible difference in the quality and relevancy of results." (3). History of Google Google, as created by two Stanford University students. The original name was BackRub but by 1998 the Email Database name had been changed to Google and it became a private company (4). A Googol is (10100), the word Google was created as a variation . Some argue that Google is the top search engine in the world and indeed it has become so popular that it is now known as a verb .
General Information Google has grown from indexing 25,000,000 pages in November of 1998 to 4,285,199,774 pages in of June 2004 (6). Google is a Email Database crawler based search engine, meaning that the search engine sends out crawlers which automatically Email Database visit sites, follow links and create indexes which are then searchable (7). Google is currently in a legal battle with the court systems to keep its name out of the dictionary (5). Google was the first major search engine to index non-HTML web content allowing PDF files to be accessed .
Google also offers services such as "cached" links that allows a user to view older versions of pages. Other features include spell check, dictionary definitions, integration of stock quotes, street maps, and telephone numbers (4). Google Homepage The home Email Database page offers a user many convenient features. Google has an easy to use tool bar that users can download onto their personal computers (3). If a user wants to search specifically for pictures the "Images" button will give them access to the entire web but only those results containing images will show up.