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Google to include people's Gmail in search results

1 million trial users will get a list of relevant e-mails on search

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I / San Francisco August 9, 2012, 18:32 IST

Google's Internet search engine is getting more personal. The search engine giant will now highlight information drawn from its users' accounts on its main results page.

The feature announced yesterday marks Google's latest attempt to deliver data that people are seeking more quickly as it tries to maintain the dominance of its lucrative Internet search engine.

is initially testing the feature with 1 million users, who must sign up to participate.

Gmail's more than 425 million users already can search within their e-mail accounts to find something they need, such as an order from or an airline reservation.

Now, users who join the trial will be shown a list of relevant e-mails on Google's main search results page if the correspondence contains a word entered in a search request.

First Published: Thu, August 09 2012. 18:32 IST