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Google search algorithm powered by young aussie entreprenuer
March 25, 2009, 11:29 am
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Google is today rolling out a key upgrade to the algorithm powering its search engine which is based on “Australian-made” technology originally developed by a PhD student at the University of New South Wales.

The student was Ori Allon and the search engine process he developed at the university’s Kensington campus in 2005 was called Orion.

In 2006, Google acquired the rights to the Orion technology for an undisclosed sum and whisked Mr Allon, then aged 26, off to the Googleplex – its sprawling headquarters complex in Mountain View, California.

More: http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2009/03/25/1237656934426.html


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