Aug 22, 2010

Good to Know

The first public cell phone call was made on April 3, 1973 by Martin Cooper.

About 20% of the videos on YouTube is music related.

By the year 2012 there will be approximately 17 billion devices connected to the Internet.

The first computer mouse was invented by Doug Engelbart in around 1964 and was made of wood.

First four countries to have television: England, the U.S., the U.S.S.R., and Brazil.

The first domain name ever registered was

The four largest software makers in the world are:-
(a) Microsoft
(b) Adobe
(c) Sap
(d) Computer Associates.

Word "Yahoo" is shortcut for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle".

James Gosling created java at sun microsystems.He came up with the name Java while debating over it at a coffee shop.

Only 1% of the music on iPods is filled with songs downloaded from iTunes. On average, only 24 songs on each iPod are paid for directly. The rest are either illegally downloaded or ripped from CDs.

Spam accounts for over 60% of all email, according to MessageLabs. America Online (AOL) says that at any time between 1/3 and 2/3 of its server capacity is taken up by spam.

There are now more than 100 million websites on the internet!

The first known cell phone virus, Cabir.A, appeared in 2004.

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