From where Yahoo came
The inspirationt for the brand name Yahoo! Came from a word made up by Jonathan Swift in his book Gulliver's Travels. A Yahoo was a person who was ugly and not human in apperance.
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Sweden has the highest percentage of its population i.e 76.9 per cent hooked on to the Internet. In contrast, the world average is 11.9 per cent and India has a poor 7.2 per cent.
Spam accounts for over 60 per cent of all email, according to MessageLabs. Google says at least one third of all Gmail servers are filled with spam.
The prime reason Google home page is so bare, is due to the fact that the founders didn't know HTML and just wanted a quick interface. In fact, the submit button was a later addition and initially, hitting the RETURN key was the only way to burst Google into life.