It’s the first day of December today and ‘Hark Did I Hear Panic Sing?’
The company BackRub was established in 1996 as a cutting edge search engine. BackRub checked the number of back-links to a website in order to rank its importance. However, with such a strange name and a rather horrible looking logo the company didn’t last long. What happened? The founders of BackRub changed the name to Google, and the rest is history.