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Google Says "Cloud Computing Is" ...

Check out the first suggestion Google gives you if you type "Cloud Computing is"

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Techcrunch reports that Google has some implicit suggestions about newspapers, based on the drop-down suggestions it gives when you begin a search with "Newspapers are."

It's a nice example of the hive mind at work.

But check out the first suggestion Google gives you if you type "Cloud Computing is" into a Google search bar.

I won't spoil the surprise here.

Interestingly, Google used to give similar suggestions for "SOA is", but the results are now a lot less frank and confrontational than they were a month ago.

Does this show a change in general attitude about SOA, or is it just that Google cleaned up the results? hmm.

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Mark O'Neill is VP Innovation at Axway - API and Identity. Previously he was CTO and co-founder at Vordel, which was acquired by Axway. A regular speaker at industry conferences and a contributor to SOA World Magazine and Cloud Computing Journal, Mark holds a degree in mathematics and psychology from Trinity College Dublin and graduate qualifications in neural network programming from Oxford University.