Computers

Who invented Google?

Jul 13th, 2008 | By

Google needs no introduction. A popular search engine with a host of other applications, Google was invented by Sergey Bin and Larry Page in 1996. What started off as a research project by Larry and Sergey when they were pursuing their PhD at Stanford University, California went on to become one of the biggest internet
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Why are computers so important?

Jul 5th, 2008 | By

Computer is an electronic device used in almost every field even where it is most unexpected. That is why this age is called as the era of IT. And now we cannot imagine a world without computers. It is made up of two things one is the hardware and other is software. All physical components
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Who invented Facebook?

Jun 26th, 2008 | By

Mark Zuckerberg, an American software developer and computer scientist developed the social networking site Facebook in 2004 along with Duskin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin and Christ Hughes. Zuckerberg was born in New York and is currently the president and CEO of Facebook. Anyone who is 13 years or more can become a registered user of Facebook.
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What is a computer software?

Jun 24th, 2008 | By

In general we can say that software is a set of programs, procedures and documentation that have the ability to do some particular tasks on the computer system. Whereas all the physical components of the computer for e.g.:- the input storage, processing control and the output devices are known as hardware. When all these physical
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How email works?

Jun 19th, 2008 | By

Almost all the internet users are sending billions of e-mails every day because it is a very easy and cheap way of communication but have we ever thought that how it works? Earlier we had to send letters for the communication which took some days to reach the desired place while e-mail reaches just with
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Who invented the computer?

Jun 11th, 2008 | By

The computer was invented in the year 1822 by Charles Babbage, an English mathematician and philosopher. He is considered as ‘The father of computers’. Although many have contributed to the invention of computer, the credit goes to Charles Babbage for inventing programmable computers. The electronic device was invented for the purpose of making fast and
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Who invented flash drive?

Jun 10th, 2008 | By

The flash drive is said to have been invented by Trek Technologies and IBM in the year 2000. Flash drives were invented to replace the floppy disks. It was also called as the Thumb Drive as it is a very small sized portable device. The USB Flash drive does the function of a CD-ROM or
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Who invented Fortran?

Jun 2nd, 2008 | By

FORTRAN or Formula Translator language was invented by John Backus in 1954 for IBM (International Business Machines Corporation). John Backus, a popular American computer scientist worked with a team of other scientists to come up with a general purpose programming language called Fortran as an alternative to assembly language programming. In 1967 he received the
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