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Using Google Advanced Search by Michael Miller

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In this chapter you learn how Google search works—and how it fits within the world of Google, Inc.

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Getting to Know Google Search

You probably know Google as a web search engine—the web search engine, perhaps. But Google is a lot more than just a simple search engine. It’s a collection of technologies (most of which are search-related, to be fair) that helps users find and use all manner of information, both on the Internet and on their own computers.

Welcome to the Wide, Wide World of Google

If you know Google only for its famous search page, you have a lot of catching up to do. Google the website is just one product of Google, Inc., the company. It’s the primary product, to be sure, but it’s just one facet of a multifaceted organization. ...

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