The Week in Review

Shopping Search and Price Comparison Engines
SearchDay, Nov. 21, 2002
Capping off SearchDay's shopping search week, here's a roundup of some of the web's most popular and useful shopping and price comparison search engines.

Inside DealTime's Shopping Search Engine
SearchDay, Nov. 20, 2002
DealTime is one of the most popular shopping services on the web, despite the fact that it doesn't directly sell any products to consumers.

Getting Started with Shopping Search
SearchDay, Nov. 19, 2002
Online shopping is both safe and satisfying, if you start by doing a bit of detective work on both the products you want to buy and the online merchants who sell them.

Shopping Search Engine Week!
SearchDay, Nov. 18, 2002
This week, SearchDay focuses on specialized shopping search engines, with an eye toward helping you make the most of your searching skills during the holiday gift buying season.

Elsewhere at

Enterprises Sailing Towards Portals,2350,4191_1500061,00.html
META Group reports that 85 percent of Global 2000 companies will select an enterprise portal framework by 2004. Those that don't will be at a competitive disadvantage.

Search Engine Usage Ranks High,,5941_1500821,00.html
Internet users who still haven't found what they're looking for may need to go beyond the first couple of pages of results.

Should Email Be Free?
If each email cost money to send (like a letter), who would really pay?

Design Really Matters
How much does your site's design matter? Probably more than you realize.

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.

Tech latest
Identity thieves strike eBay...
CNET Nov 22 2002 12:21PM GMT
XML and metadata news
Get more than names from your files with Catalogue Files Metadata Miner 4.1...
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Online portals news
Microsoft, AOL ratings tie for top media spot...
ZDNet Nov 21 2002 5:53PM GMT
Online search engines news
Rankings in AltaVista and Google...
High Rankings Nov 21 2002 5:45PM GMT
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Web developer news
Six More IE Holes Patched...
Internet News Nov 21 2002 3:29PM GMT
Domain name news
Call for domain name code of practice...
The Register Nov 21 2002 12:51PM GMT
Top internet stories
Putting your life online...
BBC Nov 20 2002 10:58PM GMT
Online search engines news
Betting on Web Search, Inktomi Unveils Upgrades...
Internet News Nov 20 2002 7:17PM GMT
Inktomi geo-targets local regions...
ZDNet Nov 20 2002 5:05PM GMT
Google, AOL take lead in Web services...
ZDNet Nov 20 2002 5:03PM GMT
Domain name news
OzEmail glitch highlights domain name issues...
ZDNet Nov 20 2002 3:52PM 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.