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Ikroh

April 21, 2009 08:39 AM

In this economic climate, it is reassuring to see a big business still innovating and driving development forward. Looking forward to seeing more interesting things coming out of Google Labs in the future.

Paul Spence

April 22, 2009 07:52 AM

Yes, it is good that Google continues to innovate because it inspires others also to do so. Search must continue to evolve and so must the business models around it.

Because of our confidence in the future of search and the connection this makes with semantics and digital identity, we are currently test driving our own search and registration technologies on iWantMyName a domain management site.

But at our company ideegeo we believe search will eventually spill over into different verticals and become a much more compelling proposition. It will be interesting to see how Google reacts to this challenge.

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