The Week in Review

Happy Birthday, Inktomi!
SearchDay, September 26, 2002
Inktomi, the biggest search engine you may have never heard of, opened its virtual doors to the public seven years ago today.

Super Searcher Guides to the Best of the Web
SearchDay, September 25, 2002
The Super Searchers web page is a gateway to thousands of exceptional web sites in ten subject areas, featuring hand selected links from some of the savviest web users on the planet.

New Search Engine Showdown Weblog
SearchDay, September 24, 2002
Super searcher Greg Notess has redesigned his essential Search Engine Showdown web site, and is now updating it frequently via a newly launched weblog.

Google Launches Revamped News Site
SearchDay, September 23, 2002
Google's news site now crawls more than 4,000 sources continuously, and in real time, making it a strong player in the online news arena.

Elsewhere at

Plastics Could Solve the Riddles of Spintronics,4028,10497_1470391,00.html
The fledgling field of spintronics, which seeks to use the spin of electrons rather than their presence to store data, may have a future in plastics.

Forget Ad Formats -- Try a Customized Home Page
An online network breaks new ground in media. This time, even the users are happy.

PayPal Targeted by Fraudsters
The latest elaborate email hoax is aimed at getting account and password data from unsuspecting users of the online payment service.

MSN 8 Does Home Networking
MSN is the latest national broadband provider to jump on the home networking bandwagon, announcing free support and rebate on a bundled MSN-Microsoft Broadband Networking Wireless base station service.

Search Headlines

NOTE: Article links often change. In case of a bad link, use the publication's search facility, which most have, and search for the headline.

Online search engines news
Take the Google News Challenge!...
Online Journalism Review Sep 27 2002 6:19AM GMT
Online marketing news
Filtering tools offer hope against spam... Sep 27 2002 5:45AM GMT
Top internet stories
Internet, radio and TV consumption...
The Economist Sep 26 2002 6:49PM GMT
Techies braced for new internet boom...
BBC Sep 26 2002 10:13AM GMT
Online legal issues news
File-sharing upgrade taunts record labels...
BBC Sep 26 2002 8:16AM GMT
Online search engines news
Promotion Tip: Send Your Catalog To Google...
Net Mechanic Sep 26 2002 3:13AM GMT
Online portals news
Alsop: Ode to the Yahoo of Yore...
Fortune Sep 26 2002 2:12AM GMT
Top internet stories
The duck of the draw...
Guardian Unlimited Sep 26 2002 1:55AM GMT
Online portals news
Yahoo Offering RSS Feeds of Its Finance Information...
Research Buzz Sep 26 2002 0:46AM GMT
Yahoo to Tech Shoppers: Research This!...
Internet News Sep 25 2002 5:55PM GMT
Tech latest
Internet Radio the P2P Way...
OReilly Network Sep 25 2002 12:21PM GMT
Online content news
Study: Media giants wrong about online piracy...
ZDNet Sep 25 2002 9:18AM GMT
Domain name news
Legal wrangle over domain name privacy...
Guardian Unlimited Sep 24 2002 4:54PM GMT
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About the author

Chris Sherman is a frequent contributor to several information industry journals. He's written several books, including The McGraw-Hill CD ROM Handbook and The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, co-authored with Gary Price. Chris has written about search and search engines since 1994, when he developed online searching tutorials for several clients. From 1998 to 2001, he was's Web Search Guide.