Business Facts

Business Facts: Google's first tweet ever was 'I'm feeling lucky' written in binary code.


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Business Fact: Google is developing a computer so smart it can program itself.


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Facts about Business: Google has a version of their site translated to the language of the Klingons, from Star Trek.


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Fact about Business: In 2005, a man named Ronald MacDonald actually robbed a Wendy's.


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Business Information: On August 16, 2013, Google went down for 5 minutes and in that time, the global Internet traffic dropped by 40%.


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Information about Business: When a Google employee dies, their spouses receive half pay from the company for 10 years and their children U$1,000 per month until they turn 19.


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Business Facts: Apple Is Worth More Than The Entire Russian Stock Market.


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Business Fact: Google intends to scan all known existing 129 million unique books before 2020.


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Facts about Business: McDonald's opens a new restaurant every 14.5 hours.


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Fact about Business: Apple's co-founder sold all his shares for $800. Today, they would have been worth US$35 billion.


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Business Information: Samsung makes about 30% of the A8 chips that go into Apple's iPhone 6.


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Information about Business: If you search for 'askew' in Google, the content will tilt slightly to the right.


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Business Facts: Apple sold 340,000 iPhones per day in 2012.


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Business Fact: If you use iTunes, you have already agreed not to use Apple products to create nuclear weapons.


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Facts about Business: Firefox web browser's lead developer is now working for Google Chrome.


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Fact about Business: McDonald's makes about US$75 million per day.


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Business Information: Because Gmail first launched on April 1st of 2004, many people thought it was an April Fools' Day prank.


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Information about Business: The first Google Doodle was dedicated to the Burning Man festival attended by Google founders in 1998.


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Business Facts: The battery of an Apple Macbook could save you from a gunshot: it's bulletproof.


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Business Fact: Google is offering US$20 million to any private team that can land on the moon by New Year's Eve of 2016.


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Facts about Business: Google's First Computer Storage Was Made From LEGO.


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Fact about Business: The domain GoogleSucks.com is owned by Google.


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Business Information: In Japan's Apple Store, there was a fan who started waiting in line 7 months early for iPhone 6.


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Information about Business: McDonald's is the world's largest distributor of toys.


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Business Facts: Google earns US$20 billion a year from advertising, more than the primetime revenues of CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX combined.


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Business Fact: Every minute,2 million searches are performed on Google.


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Facts about Business: Google has been acquiring 2 companies per month since 2010.


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Fact about Business: The creator of the iPod first offered the idea to Philips and RealNetworks, but they failed to see its potential.


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Business Information: Google was originally called 'Backrub'.


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Information about Business: Apple headquarters' employees earn an average of US$125,000 a year.


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Business Facts: Apple has over 80,000 employees around the world.


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Business Fact: Google prefers dogs to cats. Their official code of conduct specifically states they are a dog company.


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Facts about Business: Apple iPad's retina display is actually manufactured by Samsung.


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Fact about Business: McDonald's drive-thru staff won't serve people if they come on horseback.


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Business Information: Every day, 16% of the searches that occur are ones that Google has never seen before.


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Information about Business: Google got its name by accident. The founders misspelled 'googol', which refers to the number 1 followed by 100 zeroes.


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