The Wired Top 40 is out and there aren’t too many surprises. Moving from #1 last year to #2 this year is Google:

The Internet’s librarian turns out to be its biggest power broker. Fueled by $3.2 billion in 2004 revenue, Google fulfills 200 million searches of 8 billion Web pages a day, determining which sites are seen and which remain buried. And new initiatives keep coming: local search, maps, movie showtimes, searchable television content. A recent post on puts it neatly: “In a few years, you’ll be driving your Google to the Google to buy some Google for your Google.”

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