Friday, May 05, 2006

New Undocumented Google Operator [ type:keyword ]



In google search box enter type: followed by a keyword.
The results will give direct link to a great piece of information.
example
http://www.google.co.in/search?hl=en&q=type%3AMICROSOFT
results in
Microsoft — Type: Public (NASDAQ: MSFT)
According to http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Microsoft
Enter MSFT in google and u get stock quotes.

Try these and they will give direct link to information for that keyword.
More examples ...
http://www.google.co.in/search?hl=en&q=type%3ABenz
Karl Benz — Type: Person
According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl Benz

http://www.google.co.in/search?q=type%3ADell
Dell — Type: Public (NASDAQ: DELL)
According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dell,_Inc.

http://www.google.co.in/search?hl=en&q=type%3AGoogle
Google — Type: Public (NASDAQ: GOOG)
According to http://www.firebird.cn/wiki/Google

http://www.google.co.in/search?hl=en&q=type%3Aindia
India — Type: Country
According to http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/appendix/appendix-d.html

http://www.google.co.in/search?hl=en&q=type%3AHIV
Hiv — Type: Acronym
According to http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/acronym.shtml

http://www.google.co.in/search?hl=en&q=type%3AUNICEF
UNICEF — Type: Abbreviation
According to http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/appendix/appendix-a.html

I googled for type: operator before posting here. No one has documented this so far. So i decided to share this with you. Please link to me and spread the word about this.
My email id is Sultan.Arun+google@gmail.com.
Feel free to mail me.
Regards
arun
Link: http://googlerelated.blogspot.com/2006/05/new-undocumented-google-operator.html