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Interested in Becoming a #beta #tester for #Google?

Google is looking for a few good beta testers — well, a million of them.

The search giant announced Wednesday it is beta-testing a new feature — one that will show results from yourGmail when you search in Google; the results will appear in a separate box down the right-hand side.

Want to sign up? Click here. The first million sign-ups will see Gmail results on their search pages, rolling out over the next week or so.

This is what your results will look like:

The trial represents a massive increase in the amount of data Google is searching — a doubling, in fact. “The total Gmail data is about the same size as our search corpus,” says Google’s Sagar Kamdar, Director of Product Management for ‘Universal Search.’

And if your co-workers are looking over your shoulder and you don’t want to display your Gmail search results? That’s fine. Google has added a button above the test area, marked “hide personal results.”

Is this something you’d sign up for, or are you worried about the privacy implications? Let us know in the comments.

The full Mashable article can be found here

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