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interesting facts about computer




  • The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.



  • MS-DOS was originally call QDOS and was bought of the author by Microsoft for a small fee . The rest is history



  • Bill Gates began programming computer at the age of 13



  • TYPEWRITER is one of the longest words that can be made using the letters only one row of the keyboard



  • Close to fifty percent of Internet shoppers spend over five hours a week online



  • Microsoft made 16005 million dollar in revenue in its first year of operation



  • The name of the award given to honor the best sites on the internet is called the Webby Award



  • The first email was sent out by Ray Tomlison in 1971



  • Sanskrit is considered as the mother of all higher languages. This is because it is the most precise and therefore suitable language for computer software



  • Stewardesses is one of the longest words type with only the left hand



  • Google receives more than 200 million search queries a day . more than half of which come from outside the US.



  • Business.com is currently the most expensive domain name sold for 7.5 million dollarly



  • Thomas Watson who was the chairman of IBM in 1943 predicted that their would probably only be a world market for five computers



  • In 1970 Chip maker Intel purchased a pear orchard to built their corporate headquarters and eventually grew to include several buildings . Originally the address was coffin road, but the street was renamed



  • The Domain name www.youtube.com was registered on Valentines Day Feb 14 2005



  • One of the biggest leaps in  Google's search engine usage came about when they introduced their much improved spell checker geeing birth to the "Did You Mean"feature . This instantly doubled their traffic



  • Sony introduced the 3.5 inch floppy in 1981


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