OK, this is definitely nothing more than a rumor, but Google could be close to launching a real-time microblogging search engine.
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So a recent translation request looked like this:
Now, it’s only a translation request by Google, but why would you need to translate "recent updates about QUERY" if you weren’t getting ready to launch a real time search engine?