The Google logo on its flagship search page and the mystery of what the company was doing with it all day yesterday and part of today, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, has been solved, CafeMom’s The Stir reports.
It’s been Google’s way of introducing it new instant seach, the report says: "Marissa Mayer, the company’s vice president of search products and user experience, explained the process.
"The search is interactive the entire time you’re typing. The main Google page won’t change, but when you search, you don’t have to hit "Enter" or "Return." You get results with each key stroke based on popular search predictions. According to Mayer, it isn’t "search as you type." It’s "search before you type." They’re pretty much trying to eliminate the time you spend typing. It’s Google for the extremely lazy — you’ll save "2 to 5 seconds per query." It may not seem like a lot, but for the Internet business, speed = success."