Google’s API


Am 12. April veröffentliche Google APIs (application programming interfaces) zu seiner Such-Datenbank. Folgender Artikel diskutiert die Bedeutung und das Potential dieser Schnittstelle.
CNN: Tech Investor: Google’s need for speed
„Consider the following scenario: Search is one of the Internet’s killer apps. It can be modified, expanded, and specialized. Google is seen as the gold standard of search. If Google were to license its technology to teams of developers, hundreds of commercial applications could be developed into money-generating tools, and Google would get a slice of the action. This could also help Google move beyond the Web and onto the desktop. For example, you could use Google’s interface to search your hard drive.“