Цифры, которые могут быть интересны.
By the numbers
Google was started by two mathematicians. So let's look at the math behind Google:
5.48 billion: Google searches performed by Americans in January 2006
41.4%: Share of Web searches using Google
More than 30 million: Estimated number of volumes expected to be scanned into Google's online full-text library
40,000: Number of books being scanned at Harvard over six months as part of its online pilot program and involvement in the Google Book Search Project. Expect the number to expand to its entire 15 million volumes after the pilot.
5: Initial library partners in the Google Book Search project
(Harvard, Stanford, University of Michigan, Oxford, The New York Public Library)
$85: Initial public offering price of Google stock in August 2004
$471.63: Highest closing price for Google stock (1/11/2006)
$378.18: Closing price Friday (3/3/2006)
$113.5 billion: Google market value as of Friday, in the same range as General Motors, McDonald's and Disney -- combined.
14,159,265: Number of shares offered at IPO (The eight digits to the right of the decimal point in the value of pi --3.14159265)
2: Classes of stock: Class A shares (publicly traded) are nonvoting shares; Class B shares (voting) are controlled by insiders
$19.1 million: Revenue in 2000
$6.14 billion: Revenue in 2005; net income was $1.47 billion
99%: Percentage of Google revenues derived from advertising: 50% is from Google Web sites; 49% is from Google partner Web sites