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Google search

Google search is the most popular web search engine which is designed to search information on the World Wide Web. Google search engine is developed by Google, which is an American multinational technology company provides Internet-related services and products.

This search engine handles more than three billions searches each day. Google search engine has 71.11 percent market share as of 2016.

It offers textual search, image search, video search, news search, map search, book search separately. This search engine also provides many features beyond searching for words such as weather forecasts, time zones, synonyms, stock quotes, earthquake data, movie show times, airports, sports scores, home listings.

There are also special features for dates, numbers and some specific forms, including prices, money, temperatures, and measurement unit conversions, calculations,   package tracking, patents, language translation and area codes.

The search is available in 123 languages throughout the world. Google introduced "Google Voice Search" that helps to search for spoken, rather than typing in June 2011. In May 2012 Google started a "Knowledge Graph semantic search" feature in the United States.

Google search engine was originally developed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1997 (19 years ago) and lunched  in September 15, 1997.

This search engine is written in Python, C, C++ programming languages.

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