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Google seeks to speed up Web searches

(Reuters) - Google Inc unveiled a set of enhancements to its Internet search engine on Wednesday that predict search queries as users type, promising to speed up the time it takes to find information online and to generate more searches on the website.

Google Instant, which is being launched on Wednesday in the United States, delivers search results on a Web page before a user finishes typing in a query. The search results displayed on the page refresh and change as the user continues typing additional letters of the search term.

Google said the new technology can shave 2 to 5 seconds off every search, while making it easier for people to quickly search related topics. More...

09-08-2010 19:43