Americans using Google are 10 times more likely to encounter a problem accessing the Google search site than Brazilians, according to a new study.
From September 1, 2006 to September 1, 2007, Brazil had only three minutes of downtime on Google search, compared with 31 minutes for the U.S., says Pingdom, a Swedish Web site monitoring firm that tracked Google uptime in 32 countries over the past year.
Which country in the study had the most downtime on Google? Strangely, Sweden, despite its otherwise great track record of Internet accessibility. Sweden had 48 minutes of downtime over the year. … Read more