Google, at age 10, is the official heart of the Internet

[AFP] Born 10 years ago, the Google Internet search engine has grown into the electronic centre of human knowledge by indexing billions of web pages as well as images, books and videos.On September 15, 1997 Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two 24 year-old Stanford University students, registered the domain name of “” The word is a variation of ‘googol,’ which refers to the number 10 to the power of 100, a term popularized by US mathematician Edward Kasner.

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