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what is the full form of yahoo and google ?

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what is the full form of yahoo and google ?
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Parth48 - can you rephrase your question?  I don't understand what you are asking.  What do you mean by "full form"?
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Do you mean what do the names mean?  Yahoo is an acronym, Google isn't.
http://docs.yahoo.com/info/misc/history.html
  "The name Yahoo! is an acronym for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle," but Filo and Yang insist they selected the name because they liked the general definition of a yahoo: "rude, unsophisticated, uncouth.""

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google
"Eventually, they changed the name to Google, originating from a misspelling of the word "googol",[35][36] the number one followed by one hundred zeros, which was meant to signify the amount of information the search engine was to handle."

If that isn't what you are asking, I apologize.  Can you explain what you mean by 'full form of'?
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Hi Parth - "Google" and "Yahoo" do not have full forms ...
"Google" ... they are whole words ...

"yahoo", a noun, meaning a brute, a crude person, often lacking in intelligence, and uninterested in culture, a yokel, hillbilly

"Google" A verb google  was an early 20c. cricket term in ref. to a type of breaking ball.Also, according to Google, it meant  a non-specific very large number ... like "a million gazillion" of something
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The name Yahoo! is an acronym for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle," but yahoo founder  Filo and Yang insist they selected the name because they liked the general definition of a yahoo: "rude, unsophisticated, uncouth."
source:http://docs.yahoo.com/info/misc/history.html

Google is not an acronym.
Google derives its name from the word googol, which stands for 1 followed by a hundred zeros
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thanks to all of u ..
i got it ...
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