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Package Tracking -- New Feature

Google adds Fedex, UPS tracking, says article

     
5:19 pm on Dec 13, 2003 (gmt 0)

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An article published yesterday claims that Google has:

quietly rolled out a new Web search feature that lets users track FedEx and UPS packages

Is this a new feature? It certainly exists, and is mentioned in the "Search by Number" section of the Google Web Search Features page:

[google.com...]

5:33 pm on Dec 13, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Ya, there is a bunch of new ones on there to most people.
12:16 am on Dec 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

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That travel conditions search is kind of neat - it'll come in handy over the holidays in the U.S.

I wonder if it will get used.

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I hope they add delivery confirmation from USPS.com

Also, UPC is another one that is not mentioned. If you type in a UPC number, Google will display "Look up UPC number" at the very top.

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11:44 pm on Dec 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Ask Jeeves has had weather conditions and flight delay info for a while as part of their invisible tabs thing. Seems like a lot of recent Google "innovations" were done by other sites first these days (deskbar, etc). The UPS thing is kewl tho.