Monday, June 29, 2009

TAIWAN dream turned immigrant youth in the Richest WORLD (founder of Yahoo)

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surfinger for the virtual world, must know the site, one of the largest sites on the Internet. Now through, the virtual world it can do various things such as looking for news, listen to music, send e-mail, save, blog, play games online, or chat through Yahoo! Messenger (YM), and many other features.

Even the community e-mail users around the world, more use Yahoo as their means of communication. In fact, one of the most popular of Yahoo!, As well memopulerkan this site is as search engine or search engines you a.

If you talk of success and popularity site Yahoo, of course can not be separated from the hands of a man named nationality Taiwan Jerry Yang. He is one of the founders as well as leaders from Yahoo!.

Jerry is was born in 1968 in Taipei, Taiwan, with the name of Yang Chih Yuan. At the age of 10 years, he "only" an immigrant from Taiwan. Together mother and adiknya, Hijrah and they settled in San Jose, California, United States. His father has died when he was new two years. When he first entered school in San Jose, he only has a vocabulary of English, shoe (footwear). When the tread adults, the study at Stanford Universiry in 1990, and get a degree and a young master in the 4 years.

At the end of 1993, Jerry education Ph.D. program in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. There, with Jerry Yang David Filo sekampusnya friend. Through friender with David Filo, Jerry Yang begin activities like surfing on the internet, to spend time for hours in front of the computer. As a result, they neglected to study the activity.

During the activity surf, they are often difficult to find something they need in this virtual world. Then in February 1994, they began diligently to gather the links to create the index on the web site favorite. This activity is doing in their trailer in the Stanford University campus. In short, they have to spend more time to create links from your favorite sites on the desertasi make the doctoral program of the middle of them.

Finally, a link list of sites they have found that they have become too long and too much, so they share a category-ketegori. When these categories that is not meet, also made sub-subcategories. That was the beginning of the first birth of the concept of creating a Yahoo!.

At first created, they gave the name Jerry site `s Guide to the World Wide Web, but the name was too long for the name of a site. Then, after the search is considered a good name in the directory that they created, they decided to use the name Yahoo, which is the abbreviation of yet another hierarchical oficious oracle. Initial goal of creating a site that is as a tool to search for something on the internet or search engine.

At first, they use it for personal interest. However, they later realized that the index a site that they heap can be used by others as a first point along the edge pijak website. Visitors of this site is more and more and get a tremendous welcome by Internet users. Knowing many people accessing the Yahoo!, So they make it into the database regularly and develop a kind of search engine software to run it.

Because there is no capital, they take advantage of computers owned by universities for this event. Data stored on a computer that has Jerry Yang nickname "Akebono". Search engine is being placed on the David Filo pro-nickname "Konishiki". Second nickname is taken from the names of famous Hawaii pegulat worship them.

In the fall of 1994, the site began to get their record-breaking hit as many as 1 million visitors per day. That is to create infrastructure in the university computer network traffic terbebani large. No wonder if the university officials to ask them to rent a server (hosting) to run outside the "business" they are, to be more freely again.

Now, Yahoo! the company has become the world moving in the field of communications, commercial, and internet-based media. Each month there are 232 million Internet users worldwide who use Yahoo services, ranging from search engine, portal, e-mail for free, online business, making up a place and renting the site. Yahoo! headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA has been established in 25 locations across continental Europe, Asia, Latin America, Australia, Canada, and of course the United States. The result of any profits generated by Jerry Yang with Yahoo! An immigrant who made Taiwan into a miliarder.

According to, rich men with the name of the original Chih-Yuan in the year 2000 is approximately 5.85 billion U.S. dollars. Stay at home purchased 1.9 million U.S. dollars, is located in Los Altos, the area west of San Jose with five bedrooms and views over the Bay of San Francisco. However, he never forgot the her almamater. Together with David Filo, it accounted for 2 million U.S. dollars for these ger almamater.


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