Google By Numbers

Gary Price points out that in their quest to become the command line of the Internet, Google has added several new features: you can now enter UPS and FedEx, patent, aircraft registration, and FCC equipment ID/tracking numbers

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  1. Feòrag

    16 December 2003 at 2.58 am

    Typing in the registration of the last plane I flew on reveals that it probably only works for US and other alphanumeric (such as Russian) registrations. Those made up entirely of letters merely set it wondering what it was you misspelled!

  2. Red Wolf

    16 December 2003 at 7.50 am

    Not at all surprised by this news. But you would expect that in a world of international travel and global googling, there would be a wider pool of base data

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