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Google is rolling out one of its biggest home page changes to date.
The revamp strips its front page of the black bar that currently runs horizontally along its top, and replaces it with a grey logo.
When clicked or highlighted, it reveals seven alternative services to the site's search page with an option to reveal a further eight.
Analysts said the move was designed to promote more of the firm's businesses without cluttering its webpage.
Some interesting commentary here.
ooks like there's an opening for a new clean search engine. Wonder who'll move in?
The aim, imho, is to get people to remain logged in and on google as a destination for all their net activity.
...and with Android on smart phones, GPS, and "check-ins" they will be able to know exactly what time you're regularly in the bathroom of your own home, and for how long so they can sell more ads for laxatives, toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
using GPS-only, Google would also need the floor plan of your house or apartment, which is pretty unlikely.
But lets take this conversation out of the potty.
we've gone from discussing Google's new homepage design to nervous speculation about a hypothetical future