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How did Google get its name?

How did Google get its name?Is there some kind of history behind thename 'Google' or was it just a randomchoice?

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Google search system was created as educational project of Stanford University students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who in 1996 worked on search system BackRub, and in 1998 it created the basis of the search system Google. According Google is derived from number Googol, which means ten to hundredth degree. Initially, Google would be called «Googol» (10 to power 100, namely, number of pages is calculated founders. But, unfortunately for them, site with same name already existed. There is another version: when writing names of error occurred.

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