Google opens up the secrets of search

Google is pledging to demystify the hidden workings of its search engine as it returns to its founding business plan – to make all the world’s information searchable online.

The move to refocus on its core business comes amid criticism that Google has risked losing its way after a breakneck drive to diversify into other areas.

Some services, such as Google Finance, the company’s venture into business information, have widely been dismissed as a flop, attracting only a fraction of the users who visit rival sites from competitors such as Yahoo!. Google opens up the secrets of search - Industry sectors - Times Online

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