Google will make world move faster

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Search engine giant Google is changing the way you receive results.

Wednesday it announced Google Instant, which is gradually being implemented. If you haven't seen it yet, you will soon.

With Google Instant, you'll receive more result pages for each query. With fewer technical terms, you'll see more results pages as you type.

Here's what Google claims: You'll save 2-5 seconds per search. That's significant compared with what Google says is typical -- 9 seconds to enter a search term.

Part of the time saved results from the interactive nature of the new suggestions. You will be able to press tab, rather than enter, to complete a word and see that page.

Google also says the suggestions, which you'll also see in a gray box, will be "smarter." One implication noted by Google and others is that it will change the way we use the search engine. Because so many people use Google, this could have a bigger impact, but it's too soon to tell.

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