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IT Management Linux News for Sep 21, 2001

  • BusinessWeek: Why They're Agog over Google (2001-09-21 14:01:23)
    "...popular news Web sites such as CNN.com and ABCNEWS.com were overwhelmed with a deluge of people grasping for the latest information. For many, the sites were inaccessible. Into the breach stepped Google Inc., the search engine company. It had made copies of the news pages before the crush and offered them up on its site. Those events were obviously exceptional, but they illustrate the role that Google has come to play. For many Web surfers, it's the vital intermediary between what they want to know and the answers that are out there somewhere on the vast Net."