Fact for the day: 3-07-2012

In Spring 1967, MacHACK VI became the first chess program to beat a human at the Massachussets State Chess Championship.

Deep Blue‘s chess playing program is written in C and runs under AIX operating system. It is capable of evaluating 10 crore positions per second.

The first computer book to sell one million copies was 101 BASIC Computer Games which was published by Creative Computing in 1978 in the US.

The “www” part of a web site (www.google.com) is optional and is not required by any web policy or standard.

The first White House website was launched during the Clinton-Gore administration on October 21, 1994. Coincidentally, the site http://www.whitehouse.com linked to a pornography web site.

As of July 2009, Microsoft Internet Explorer accounted for 67.68 per cent of all browsers used. Mozilla Firefox was used by 22.47 per cent of all users.

By July 2008, Google had indexed an astounding 1 trillion (1000000000000) pages on the Internet.

In 1966, Xerox invented the Telecopier – the first successful fax machine.

Blowfish12@2012 blowfish12.tk Author: Sudharsun. P. R.

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