September 20, 2001

We love Google

Author: JT Smith

Business Week profiles the rise of Google, the Internet's favorite search engine. Despite having no advertising or marketing budget, the search engine wasn't even a blip on the radar three years ago, and is now the 15th most popular site for U.S. visitors. Google is on track to rake in $50 million in revenues this year, split almost evenly between ad sales and licensing. There is, of course, talk of taking the company public. And, to make this relevant for NewsForge, most of what makes up Google is running on Linux.


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