ISLAMABAD – In today’s world, technology is essential part of our lives, many of us rely on the gadgets to do and complete our daily tasks but very few of us know about the basics of the tech universe.
PakistanTribe’s Saher Afshan collected interesting facts about the cyber space and its players. Read and Share it with your friends.
1. Amazon, originally a printed book seller company, now sells more e-books than printed books.
2. The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.
3. 80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women
4. Tim Berners-Lee coined the phrase “World Wide Web” in 1990.
5. U.S. President Bill Clinton’s inauguration in January 1997 was the first to be webcast.
6. Google uses an estimated 15 billion kWh of electricity per year, more than most countries. However, google generates a lot of their own power with their solar panels.
7. Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft was a college drop out.
8. Bill Gates house was designed Using a Macintosh computer.
9. About 1.8 billion people connect to the Internet, only 450 million of them speak English.
10. In 2012, approximately 17 billion devices (which includes computers, tablets and mobile) connected to the Internet.
11. Sweden has the hightest percentage of internet users, they are 75%.
12. Did you know that Email was already around before the World Wide Web came?
13. Up until the 14th of September, 1995, domain registration was free.
14. One of the world’s leading computer and computer peripheral manufacturer Hewlett Packard was first started in a garage at Palo Alto in the year 1939.