Is Google Now's data mining coming to your desktop?

Ever type a random search into Google and watch the system auto-complete exactly what you were looking for? Now there’s a hint that Google could soon add even more predictive technology to its search page. A sharp-eyed blogger noticed some software code that suggest the new Google Now predictive personal assistant feature could be available on any web browser.

Molly Wood, senior editor at CNET, joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to explain Google Now and how it works.

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Molly Wood is a veteran technology broadcaster, podcaster, host and writer. As an executive editor at CNET, she was the creator, host and executive producer of "Always On with Molly Wood."

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