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Google

A publicly-traded company primarily offering a web portal. Originally a search engine in the 1990s and early 2000s, Google expanded to online messaging, e-mail services, web video, mobile phones and so forth. Google monetizes its operations primarily through advertisements. It was founded in 1998. See also: Yahoo.
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When the model is employed to forecast my own ECG I obtain a striking result: the n-step ahead forecast remains bounded and well above zero even after one googol period, implying that my life expectancy tends to infinite.
In mathematics, a googolplex is a blend of the word googol and duplex.
Math and science teachers sometimes use the googol to give some perspective to the size of the universe or the size of infinity.
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Google got its name from googol - the number one followed by 100 zeroes which represents the amount of information the site was expected to cover, and Nike's name come from a Greek goddess, reveals a new book.
O significado do nome Google (PROFILE, 2009) reflete a sua missao, pois e um trocadilho com a palavra googol, que designa a centesima potencia do numero 10.
I then asked how many thirds would be in 2 wholes, or 3 wholes, or 100 wholes, or a googol of wholes; while responding to this succession of questions, he generalized the procedure and noted that the product of the whole number and the denominator determines how many fractions of that size are in that number of wholes.
The name Google came from a misspelling of googol, which refers to the number represented by a 1 followed by 100 zeros.
This book has at least three distinctions: it invented the notion of a "googol" (10 to the 100th power), its cover is adorned with a large, embossed aleph null (a bibliographic convention Borges would follow in 1949, sans file null), and Borges listed it as one of 75 books of his personal library.
The company chose its name as a pun on the word "googol," which is represented by the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros.
The future is here, critics say: Amazon used to be a river; Yahoo was a bumpkin; a googol is 100 zeros, and Google is a noun, verb and adjective.
Amusing "Did You Know?" quips spice up Math Dictionary with amusing anecdotes such as how the number "googol" (ten to the hundredth power) got its name.