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Google Revamps Web Index With Caffeine

In an effort to deliver a more up-to-date picture of the Web, Google has revamped its architecture to scan and index sites, promising to deliver fresher and more relevant content.

Caffeine, as the new system is called, has been in beta testing for nearly a year, but the search giant decided on Tuesday that it's ready for prime time. Small Business Computing takes a look.


Search giant Google has completed a major overhaul of its system for indexing content on the Web, an upgrade the company promises will deliver more recent and relevant search results.

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is claiming that the new indexing system, dubbed Caffeine, will retrieve Web content that is 50 percent fresher than its previous efforts thanks to a new approach that constantly feeds new pages and updates to existing ones into the company's database.

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