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Title: Google
Post by: Sachitha on January 14, 2006, 11:20:42 AM
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Inspired from the term googol, Google is a popular and widely used search engine located at http://www.google.com that was first developed by Sergey Brin and Larry Page in 1996 for a research project at Stanford University. Google was later incorporated on September 7, 1998.
Other Google services / web pages

Froogle (http://froogle.google.com/) - Search for products based off prices, location, type, etc.
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Gmail (http://mail.google.com) - Google's free online e-mail service with over 1gb of storage.
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Google Alerts (http://www.google.com/alerts) - Create alert text messages sent to an e-mail address each day or as it happens of web searches, news searches, etc.
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Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics/) - A great site for users who run a website. Google Analytics allows anyone with their own domain to have Google post great reports of visitors on their website. 
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Google Answers (http://answers.google.com/answers/) - Post questions and have it answered by Google searchers for a fee of your choice.
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Google Base (http://base.google.com/) - Location where you can post information and make your information searchable on Google.
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Google Blog (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/) - A blog maintained by Google that helps give an insight into the company.
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Google Catalogs (http://catalog.google.com/) - Search thousands of different scanned catalogs.
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Google Deskbar (http://deskbar.google.com/)- Small software utility that adds a Google search to the Microsoft Windows Taskbar allowing users to search without even opening a browser.


Google Desktop (http://desktop.google.com/)- Small software utility that allows Microsoft Windows users to have a small sidebar that displays all the information they commonly want, e-mail , and more.
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Google Directory (http://directory.google.com/)- Browse the Open Directory of web pages modified to list the directory listings by Google's PageRank technology.
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Google Features (http://www.google.com/help/features.html) - A great listing from Google of some of its different available features as well as tricks on searching for different content on Google.


Google Groups (http://groups.google.com/) - Google's bulletin board with millions of users and postings.
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Google H4x0r (http://www.google.com/intl/xx-hacker/) - Display Google's search page and results in leet speak.
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Google Home Page (http://www.google.com)- Google's main page.
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Google Images (http://images.google.com/)- Google search that allows you to search for images instead of text.
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Google Klingon (http://www.google.com/intl/xx-klingon/)- Display Google's search page and results in Klingon.
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Google Labs (http://labs.google.com/) - A section of Google that displays some of the new features they are working on and testing.
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Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/) - A great feature that enables users to search for directions from one location to another, search for local businesses, and more.
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Google Moon (http://moon.google.com/)- In celebration of the first Moon landing, Google created this page which is a map of our Moon as well as each of the moon landings.
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Google Personalized (http://www.google.com/ig)- Enables Google users to personalize the Google home page, having it display the latest news they want to view, their local weather, and more.


Google Pig Latin (http://www.google.com/intl/xx-piglatin/)- Display Google's search page and results in Pig Latin.
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Google Search by Location (http://labs.google.com/location) - Utilizes Google Maps to find local search results.


Google Sets (http://labs.google.com/sets) - Type in a few keywords that are similar to pull up a listing of more words that relate to the words you typed in.
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Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.com/)- Allows users to search for scholarly literature.
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Google Suggest (http://www.google.com/webhp?complete=1&hl=en)- Display results as you're typing your search query. This feature enables you to not have to type out full search results or see very similar search queries.
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Google News (http://news.google.com/)- Great news site automatically generated using the results of news sites queried by Google.
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Google SMS (http://www.google.com/sms/) - Enables users to send text messages over their mobile using SMS to get quick answers such as driving directions, movie showtimes, local business listing, etc.
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Google Talk (http://www.google.com/talk/)- Instant Messenger program.
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Google Toolbar (http://toolbar.google.com/) - For Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer and Firefox users, this software add-on enables users using these browsers to have access to the Google search and other Google features any time the browser window is open.
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Google Translator (http://translate.google.com/translate_t) - Translate a foreign language web page or text into your language.


Google Video (http://video.google.com/)- Search for online videos hosted by Google as well as transcript text of videos and TV shows.
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Google Voice (http://labs1.google.com/gvs.html)- Use Google search over the phone using your voice.
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Google Web Accelerator  (http://webaccelerator.google.com/)- For broadband users this is a small software utility for Microsoft Windows users that helps speed up browsing times by utilizing Google's global computer network.
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Google Zeitgeist (http://www.google.com/press/zeitgeist.html) - A listing of some of the top searches on Google.

 
Google.org (http://www.google.org/)- The philanthropic arm of Google.
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Picasa (http://picasa.google.com/) - A great free Microsoft Windows software program to view images, manage images, and much more.[/size]
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