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8: The number of years search engine Google.com has existed. It was founded by two Stanford University graduates, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, in September 1998.

380 million: The number of people using Google.com per day.

10,000: The number of search queries Google.com, was handling in 1998.

112: The number of Google's international domains.

7,942: The number of full-time employees at Google.

$100,000: The first major investment that came from Andy Bechtolsheim, one of the founders of Sun Microsystems in 1998.

$25 million: The funding Google secured from two leading venture capital firms namely Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1999.

100 million: The number of search queries Google.com was handling daily by the end of 2000.

250 million: The number of images on 'Google Image Search' when it launched in December 2001.

23: The number of young women that received scholarships from Google in 2005, for their achievements in computer science or related fields.


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