Since its June introduction as a CloudFlare App, Apture's contextual search service has been popular. Thousands of CloudFlare customers installed the app. In November, we heard that Apture was shutting down their service, as part of their acquisition by Google.
In April 2010, around the time we launched the CloudFlare private beta to a limited set of test users, Google announced that they were going to start taking site speed into account in their rankings.
The news of Osama bin Laden's death last night caused us to investigate what searches people were running that led them to a CloudFlare-powered site.