Google took time-out    2005-05-08 22:20:29    

Google disappeared on Saturday for about 15 minutes at 3.45 until 4pm PST, leaving visitors wondering if the site had been hacked.

But nothing so bizarre - the problem was with the DNS (Domain Name Server) and not a security problem.

It set the whole internet world buzzing with some people predicting the end of the world!  Everyone can rest assured that the Google company is solid but can occasionally an unexpected hitch can occur.

Google experiences around 200 million searches per day

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