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IT-Analysis: Google on Linux - the search of the future

Oct 05, 1999, 14:27 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack of Hearts)

"The search engine that we have been waiting for, Google, finally went live last month and already the benefits of the service are highly visible. Google is unique amongst search engines in that it has shunned the idea of trying to be a portal like so many search engines nowadays. Similarly with aspirations of becoming a media company - Google doesn't want to do that - it wants to search and search well, and the amazing thing is it does search extremely well."

"Google was started more than a year ago by Sergey Brin and Larry Page, a couple of doctoral students in computer science at Stanford University and it's based around Linux - which obviously adds to the excitement of the offering..."

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