google labs

  • Google Will Shut Down Moderator On July 31

    Google Will Shut Down Moderator On July 31

    Google Moderator, a tool for crowdsourcing and ranking user-submitted questions for online and offline events, is shutting down on July 31. The service, which launched in 2008, survived various “spring cleaning” rounds over the years. It was occasionally used by the White House and featured prominently during the 2012 presidential election. Now, however, Google has decided that… Read More

  • Google Labs Adds Search Icon To 'Compose Mail' Window In Gmail

    Orli Yakuel noticed that Google has quietly added a new icon in the ‘Compose Mail’ window of its free webmail service Gmail, enabling users to run search queries from within the interface and insert results and URLs straight into drafted e-mails or open chat conversations. This is an expansion of a Google Labs feature, simply dubbed ‘Google Search’, that was introduced… Read More