The two had been working since early 1996 on a search engine they called BackRub, named for its ability to analyze the "back links" that point to a given eb site. ith the encouragement of Yahoo!co founder David Filo, they decided to start the company in 1998 and went in search of backers. They started the business, which was officially established on September 7, 1998 in a friend's garage. The company employs 28,768 and is now headquartered in Mountain View, California Baskan, 2008. Polepedia
now has more than 50% share of the total search market. It currently handles 150 million searches a day, with the typical query lasting less than half a second.