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Google is a multinational company which evolved from a search engine.

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Click on Logo no longer brings user to the homepage of a website, good?

The latest Google webpage redesign brings us a feature ( or a bug?): Clicking on the logo no longer brings user to the homepage of the website. This behavior is consistent across different Google ...
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Can you see a good reason to remove the plus sign in Google Chrome's create tab button?

I am talking about this button: The plus sign that used to be on that button has been removed in recent versions. I am very intrigued as to why they might have found it convenient. I'm a google-...
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Authentication pop up on a desktop app: what if it is much bigger than main app window?

I am working on a desktop app that requires authentication. It allows federated authentication using different services, Google among them. Most probably, we'll use a pop up with a browser window to ...
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How to choose a slug for “friendly url”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Underscores vs. hyphens in URLs I'm going to implement a sort of "friendly url" for geography like a regex /<region>/<city>/<category>? and then I wonder ...
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What are the UX strengths and weaknesses of Google+? [closed]

Google Plus is a new product from Google that seems to be a Facebook-like social application. It also seems to supercede Google Buzz. It is sort of integrated into GMail. It offers a number of UX ...
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What's the reason behind this Google Chrome feature? [closed]

Not that long ago I updated my Google Chrome browser to the 12.0.7 etc version and I notices a new feature. If you hover on the tabs, there is a slight glow around your cursor, something like this (...
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New google homepage ? good or bad ? [closed]

I just saw that google updated its homepage for logged users at least. The top menu bar is redesigned. What do you guys think about it ?
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Inline sharing URLs

What's the purpose of these inline URLs? Why clutter the interface when people can easily copy and paste their browser's address bar? Google Maps Google Maps does not change the browser address bar ...