Google launches Currency Conversion

Posted on Friday, Jul 08 2005 @ 11:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Google launched a currency conversion feature. You can use it by typing in keywords like in the following examples:
  • 3.5 USD in GBP
  • currency of Brazil in Malaysian money
  • 5 British pounds in South Korean money
  • Google doesn't disclose at it's website how many times a day the currency rates get updated. I compared the rates to a financial site and Google's appear to be delayed.

    More details at Google's features page.


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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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