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Google™pedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 40. Exploring New Applications in Google Labs

After reading about all the various products and services currently offered by Google, you’d think the folks back at the Googleplex might be ready to sit back, relax a bit, and take a break. But you’d be wrong, because Google has even more search projects in the works, in an incubator they call Google Labs.

Google Labs (labs.google.com) is where Google’s search experts concoct all manner of cutting-edge search projects. It’s like a mad scientist’s playground—and it’s where the next Google features are often found.

Projects That Started in the Labs

Google Labs is, for all intents and purposes, a research and development (R&D) lab. The intent is to create new products and services that can be launched ...

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