Google boosts search with instant results

CEO Brin calls it a "new dawn in computing"
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Google unveiled an improvement to the Internet giant's iconic search engine which displays results as soon as users begin typing.

Rolling out immediately to the search engine for logged-in Google users, the updated search engine now dynamically displays relevant search results by predicting relevant search results. It's also possible to scroll through predictions and see results instantly for each as you arrow down.

"We're predicting what query you're likely to do and giving you results for that," said Google vice president of search Marissa Mayer. "It means much faster search, easier search, and easier ways to explore."

Writing on the Google blog, Mayer said that the primary benefit to the user is the time saved per search. "Our testing has shown that Google Instant saves the average searcher two to five seconds per search," wrote Mayer.

"That may not seem like a lot at first, but it adds up. With Google Instant, we estimate that we’ll save our users 11 hours with each passing second!"

Presumably Mayer meant collecive time saved. The video below shows off Google's Instand Search:

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