Google News: Google discontinues their first specialized search engines

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Do you remember Google Mac, Google Linux, and Google Microsoft? They were some of the most popular specialized searches back in the day based on operating systems. No longer popular, the company has decided to lay them to rest.

A Google employee confirmed the news.

In the early days, you could search google.com/microsoft and find information from message boards and blogs about the Microsoft operating system. Today, however, it is much easier to simply search for Microsoft upgrades from the regular search box. Not only do you get better results, it just makes more sense because search quality has changed tremendously and the results are so much better.

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Born in Columbus, Georgia at Fort Benning, my mother and I moved back to our hometown of Scottsboro, Alabama. My mother is my hero and the best role model a person could have. After she and my father divorced, she remarried and had 2 more children. We moved to Stone Mountain, Georgia after the tragic loss of my step father, where my family still resides. I am the oldest of 7 children. We call ourselves The Brady Bunch. I began writing as a form of self expression. Married and Divorced, I moved back to our hometown of Scottsboro. I am a single mother of 3 beautiful children. Wyatt, who 14 years old and begging for his motorcycle license. Which is not about to happen! My daughter Savanna, age 7, is the child that is most likely to one day break my heart. She is my mini-me. Daisy, age 2, will probably be the most mischievious of the three. She loves to sing! Children are a gift from God and I have definately been blessed! I have saved everything ever written which chronicles different periods in my life for them to have one day. Not to be read by them until they are much, much older! I have been asked numerous times why I did not write my life story. I remember thinking – Are you nuts…..!!?? As I have gotten older, I have decided that maybe one day....... I sure do not want anyone telling it for me! .
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