Google launches news archive search

In partnership with newspaper publishers, Google has announced it is scanning print archives and making them available on Google's News Archive Search.

The company has partnered with around 100 newspapers to digitize them and make scanned copies available online. Marissa Mayer, the company's vice president of search products announced the new feature at the TechCrunch50 conference in San Francisco, a forum for start-up businesses pitching to venture capitalists and the technology industry.

Not only will you be able to search newspapers, you'll also be able to browse through them exactly as they were printed -- photographs, headlines, articles, advertisements and all.

The company is launching with millions of articles, to which it will add to as time goes on.

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