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Phil Bradley

Phil Bradley

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  1. Accoona Review In Ariadne

    Accoonawas recently reviewed in Ariadne magazine by me. (If you're not familiar with Ariadne, it's a quarterly online magazine aimed towards the UK academic market, but with a general wide appeal). I won't go into the entire review since you can...

  2. Search Medica - The GPs Search Engine

    Search Medica is a search engine that has been specifically designed for GPs (General Practitioners or Doctors) to use. Pulse, a UK weekly news magazine for doctors conducted research that seemed to suggest that doctors were unhappy with the...

  3. Exalead Previews New Beta Version

    Exalead is previewing a new version. (If you want to take a peek the login is beta). It's still early days yet, but the design is much easier on the eye and less complicated. I've got some initial thoughts on my own weblog but in summary it's...

  4. Rollyo Adds More Functionality

    The roll your own search resource Rollyo adds more functionality to its services. If Rollyo has slipped under your radar it's a resource that allows you to create your own personalized search engine (hence 'roll your own') that will search up to...

  5. Lycos Revamps Email Offering

    Lycos mail has been revamped. Storage has been increased to 3 gigabytes (up from 5 megabytes) and file attachments of any size are now allowed. The company is keen to encourage users to swop and move large media files around to support moves to...

  6. Librarians And Google: Tips Of The Trade

    Google attended the ALA Conference in New Orleans and produced a video entitled Tips of the Trade together with some additional text only tips from librarians and other information professionals. It's a shame that Google limited participation to...

  7. Tracking Packages Via MSN Search

    The MSN Search weblog has now announced that it is possible to use the system for tracking packages, or more specifically, packages from FedEx, DHL, UPS and USPS. Searchers can simply enter a tracking ID and some other tracking keywords and...

  8. Find Great Podcasts

    Podcasts are a very good way of keeping up to date with what is going on, they're entertaining, you can play them in the background while you're doing other things - but have you ever tried to find them? Quite frankly, it's been pretty messy and...

  9. Inside Google's New-Product Process

    Marissa Meyer (VP of Google's search products and user experience) is interviewed over at Business Week in the article 'Inside Google's new-product process'. It's not the newest article out there, but if you haven't taken a look at it, it's worth...

  10. Google Jockeying

    Another phrase to join 'surfing' and 'browsing' - we now have 'jockeying' or Google jockeying, to be precise, according to the article from Pandia. Briefly put, Google jockeying (though it can be any search engine, it just seems that in order to...

  11. The Downside Of Google?

    I'm all for keeping a close and critical eye on search engines, but the Observer article "The readers editor on … the downside of Google" does perhaps go too far. An Observer commissioning editor ran a search on Google for an MRSA expert...

  12. How Google Is Killing The Internet

    Seth Jayson has written an interesting piece "How Google is killing the internet" over at The Motley Fool. It's a lengthy analysis which takes in part its premise that web authors are so desperate to get visitors to click on their Adsense links...

  13. Kozoru Opens Public Beta Testing Of Byoms

    Kozoru opens public beta testing of byoms (build your own mobile search) today. I mentioned this was coming last week. Today, I've spent some time exploring some of the byoms that are available, and creating my...

  14. Calacanis Dings AOL Search

    Jason Calacanis has written a forthright piece on the importance of fixing AOL search. He's examined Google, Yahoo, MSN and AOL Search, and in particular looked at the position of the first organic result, down to the number of pixels from the...

  15. Kozoru To Launch Chat-Based Search Technology, Byoms

    Internet search is in many ways fairly standard now, and although existing search engines bring out new features, or new engines appear, it isn't often that you see anything that's really different. However kozoru is launching a chat based search...

  16. Google Dropping Conservative Sites?

    Is Google Dropping Conservative Sites They Disagree With? from Jennifer Laycock at Search Engine Guide is an interesting article regarding the possibility that Google is dropping sites from their index due to their political content. Jennifer...