Google Labs Set to Expand and to Become "More Transparent"
Google Labs will soon become "more transparent in its interaction with end users," R.J. Pittman, who heads Google's consumer search operations, told Beet.TV earlier this week in this video interview. He also said the company is making a major commitment to expand and accelerate the rate of innovation of the Labs. In June, Google made the first big step in opening up the Labs with the launch of of GMail Labs. Here is a report on that development by Saul Hansell of The New York Times.(2:49)