20 Facts About Technology

  1. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that you can write using the letters only on one row of the keyboard of your computer.
  2. Google is added as a verb in the Oxford English dictionary on June 15 2016.
  3. In 1999, Paypal, with its Original business model, was voted top ten worst business ideas. As of 2015, Paypal made a profit of $9.24 billion dollar business.
  4. The Woman who rented her garage to Larry Page & Sergey Brin In 1998 when they were creating Google was Susan Wojcicki. Now she is CEO of Youtube.
  5. Apple also made one of the First consumer digital cameras “Apple Quicktake” Which was launched in 1994 was discontinued in 1997.
  6. You will not be affected by viruses just by opening an email. It is only activated when you click a link or access an attachment from the mail.
  7. Mark Zuckerberg tried to acquire Snapchat for $1 billion in October 2013. Spiegel and Murphy rejected that offer. Zuckerberg returned a month later with a $3 billion offer, which was again rebuffed.
  8. There are 8 billion people on the planet and 4 billion of them use a mobile phone. Only 3.5 billion of them use a toothbrush.
  9. Every minute, 100 hours of video are uploaded on YouTube by individual users.
  10. Two hundred and twenty million tons of old computers and other technology devices are trashed in the United States each year.
  11. It has been 40 years since the world’s first mobile phone call successfully took place.
  12. Google handles an estimated 1 billion search queries each and every day, releasing almost 200 tons of CO2 per day.
  13. Of the 60 billion emails that are sent on a daily basis, 97 per cent are considered spam.
  14. Ninety per cent of text messages is read within three minutes of being delivered.
  15. There are more than 682 million iPhone across the globe.
  16. Apple headquarters employees earn an average of US $125,000 a Year.
  17. Only 25% of people can type well without looking at their Keyboard.
  18. IMBD is one of the oldest websites on the internet, and began on Usenet in 1990 as a list of “actresses with beautiful eyes.”
  19. A dual layer Bluray disc can store up to 50 GB.
  20. Siri sends everything to Apple, that you say to it which is analyzed and stored.



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