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Top 25 Technology Facts that You Need to Know

  1. Facebook took 2 years to gain 50 million users worldwide
  2. Google+ was developed under the code name of ‘Emerald Sea’
  3. Using your phone while it is on charge can damage the battery
  4. The word Android means a human with a male robot appearance.
  5. The original URL for Yahoo was http://akebono.stanford.edu/yahoo
  6. Google’s first-ever Tweet was in February 2009, and it was “ I’m 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010.” Translating from binary into English, this tweet says “ I’m feeling lucky. ”
  7. Amazon.com was previously known as Cadabra.com
  8. Snapchat launched in 2011 and it was named as Picaboo, but in 2012 it was renamed to Snapchat.
  9. Bill Gates house was designed using a Macintosh Computer.
  10. The word robot comes from the Czech robota, which means forced labour or work.
  11. You can’t reverse a bitcoin transaction
  12. 30th of November is known as Computer Security Day.
  13. The creators of the PNG file format wanted it to be pronounced as ping.
  14. A dentist named Alfred Southwick invented the electric chair.
  15. Doug Engelbart created the very first computer mouse from wood in 1964.
  16. In 1822, Charles Babbage created the first computer.
  17. Technophobia is the fear of technology.
  18. Nintendo was started in 1889 as a playing card company.
  19. The very first domain name registered was www.symbolics.com, on the 15th March 1985
  20. The domain name www.youyube.com was registered on 14th February 2005
  21. In 1999, PayPal was voted as one of the top ten worst business ideas.
  22. Comic Sans font is widely known as the world’s most hated font.
  23. The first commercial text message was sent in December 1992.
  24. Klingon was added as a Google language option in 2002.
  25. The first-ever Internet Service Provider (ISP) was a company named CompuServe.
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