Google base is becoming one year old. In the fast paced world of Google, one year is an important milestone. Starting as a free repository of miscellaneous data, Google base has been used by Google as a testbed for new ideas on search.
After one year of innovation, Google is remembering the main facts of the short life of this web site:
It's been one year since we launched Google Base, and the team would like to take the opportunity to thank all our users for all of the hundreds of millions of items that have been submitted, and all the valuable feedback on how to improve this service.Link via Google Blog