Google Talk Guru Combines Instant Messaging with Search

Google Talk Guru Combines Instant Messaging with Search
technology

An experimental app allows people to get information like sports results, weather forecasts and definitions via chat.

Kyana Gordon
  • 31 march 2011

As a search powerhouse, Google must look for fresh ways to present results. Google Talk Guru, a new app is one of the latest experiments released from Google Labs and offers online chatters an integrated instant messaging and search experience. The app provides a chat session where anyone can ask certain questions and receive responses from an automated bot. Currently, Guru can only answer certain questions from a limited number of commands and categories, however, like other Google Labs apps, it may evolve and improve.

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