With the two college kids, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, the Google phenomenon came about and now, life is impossible without searching the Google everyday! It is just ten years the duo were students at Stanford Universe and in the ten years the world’s biggest and richest company had been created out of nowhere! Larry Page came out with a scanning technique to digitize the University of Michigan’s library of 7m books and Google Book Search is now history.
Internet has touched one billion people today. There are yet 5.5 billion to do. Vint Cerf, one of the founders of internet is currently chief internet evangelist & VP, Google. He says the many devices that access the internet would speed up the users and there are 2.5 billion devices which are accessing the internet, providing such services like payment, navigation systems, and numerous interfaces like SMS etc. These include mobile phones, laptops and other handheld devices. In 1997, there were only 50 million users, today they are one billion. Such is the fast growth of internet. The founder said that users today are producers tomorrow, education and businesses would thrive on the internet uses. The real power of the internet is to enable everyone to access information at almost no cost! That would create the real revolution in the lives of the people.