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Google Picks Wrong Domain Name for Company and Fails – Sold to Yahoo for 1.5 Million

January 14, 2010

Tweet Dateline: 1:35 pm, September 14th, 1997 Two young entrepreneurs are discussing their plans. Larry: “What should we call our search engine?” Sergey: “I like Google. It’s a play on googol. Clever, huh?” Larry: “Yes, but it’s not very descriptive and I think if we use lots of keywords in our domain, it will do […]