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Video: Google Real-Time Search Event (Plus Noshing!)

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Please see this disclosure related to me and Google.

Here is a short video BoomTown did at the Google search event yesterday, where the company launched a number of new features to its flagship offering–most of all, comprehensive real-time search.

Innovations also included a hopped-up mobile translation service, voice-querying in Japanese and Google Goggles, which searches from pictures you take on your mobile device.

This video includes one of the real-time data partners that Google (GOOG) announced today, MySpace’s Chief of Products Jason Hirschhorn, as well as Google PR dude Nate Tyler and a view of the superior spread the company put out for the occasion–unlike the food-free Bing search event by Microsoft (MSFT) a week ago.

Here is the video of Google’s presentation, which took place at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley:


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