Seems like everyone wants to launch a search engine. 2007 will be the year of the niched search engines. The news today has had a lot of stories about these small engines.
ChaCha and blinkx announced a partnership.
Autobytel joins Kosmix for a car sales engine.
ISEdb launches a search engine, Scoop, for news about search engines.
Prodge rolls out music band search engines like SearchWithMaroon5.com
Trulia, a real estate search engine goes Web 2.0.
Zuula, an engine that uses results from the search engine a person prefers, is launched.