Google Readies Classified Business

  • October 26, 2005
Google the online search engine, which has already migrated into magazines, appears to be readying an entry into the newspaper and online classifieds market. The new service, Google Base, allows users to submit information directly to the search giant. The home page,, was briefly available earlier this week. Although it was quickly taken down, screen shots posted by Google watchers revealed a page with pre-created categories, such as housing, jobs, products, travel, services, vehicles, and want ads, leading to speculation that Google intends to start a classified service. -- Shankar Gupta
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