A congrats and kudos goes out to Matt Wells (and his team) as the Gigablast web index passes the one billion page mark. The official number listed is: 1,014,363,952. Previously, Gigablast was using a total page count of about 640 million pages.
Gigablast has been a very busy place lately. In the past few weeks they've launched several new services.
If you're interested in learning more about Matt Wells and Gigablast, take a look at this interview he did with Infoseek founder and Matt's former boss, Steve Kirsch.