Sometimes little changes have a bigger story to them. That is the case with a name change which Google announced this weekend. After they changed Google Local to Google Places last year again a product gets a name change: Google Suggest becomes Google Autocomplete.
In a blogpost wrapping up the week Google shortly mentioned the change in names for Google Suggest. The feature, which was first launched in 2004, was according to Google renamed “As part of our launch of Google Instant, we thought “Autocomplete” fit better with the new functionality—automatic queries and automatic results.” (more…)