ZDNet UK: Linux Out-Googles Microsoft
Dec 16, 2002, 22:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Loney)
"Spider-Man was the fastest climber among search terms on Google
in 2002, according to statistics released by the popular search
engine on Monday, which give an insight into the zeitgeist of the
"Google averages about 15 million visitor hours each month,
compared with Yahoo! search at six million hours, according to
Danny Sullivan, who runs Searchenginewatch.com. Search hours are
calculated by multiplying the number of site visitors by the
average number of minutes each spends at the site...
"The top technology search term for 2002 was MP3, indicating a
continued demand for the compression technology. The mobile phone
texting format, SMS, was in second place, followed by the
compression tool Winzip, and Linux at number four, beating
ninth-placed Microsoft in the Google stakes..."