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updated 01:00 am EDT, Mon May 24, 2004

Tech: Google desktop app..

Evening tech news: Google is reportedly preparing to release downloadable software that helps people to , but added that no damage has resulted from the theft.




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  1. testudo

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Well,

    [Hey what kind of form hits the post comments button when you just hit return in the subject line???]

    First, they try to liken this to Gator, which sounds like a large stretch, since Gator was/is installed secretively when installing some other product, and then basically hijacked your web browser to show ads it was paid to show you, vs. the ads that the web-site's advertisers paid to show you.

    Second, don't expect this for MacOS X at any time. These types of things tend to be windows only.

  1. Mapache

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Google Tool

    Another reason not to expect it for the Mac is that it's already built into the OS, via content indexing and the search feature in the Finder.

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