I love it when Google blogs something and then everyone in media thinks what they are showing is a brand new feature, even if the feature has been around since 2004. That is what happened when Google wrote about Google Squared's 1st birthday and showed off how this now powers Google's "short answers" and "something different" Google features.
What is new is that "short answers" now (1) powered by Google Squared and (2) shows a drop down with sources. Here is an example:
What is new is the "something different" feature added to Google's new design. That is also powered by Google Squared and here is a picture:
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