The Week in Review

SearchDay #69, August 9 - Peering at Peer-to-Peer
The book 'Peer-To-Peer' offers an excellent look at an important and potentially disruptive technology that may significantly change the way we search for information.

SearchDay #68, August 8 - Calling All Search Tips!
If you've got a great tip for improving search results, optimizing web pages, or anything else search-related, send it in for possible publication in SearchDay.

SearchDay #67, August 7 -- Keeping Up with the Patent Office
PatentAlert searches the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office database on your behalf, and sends you emails that include descriptions of patents in the fields of your choice.

SearchDay #66, August 6
Web searching news headlines from around the Web.

Elsewhere on

Kontiki Makes Official Debut,2198,3531_860941,00.html
Backed by an assortment of AOL, Netscape, Apple, Microsoft, Electronic Arts and Autodesk execs, the company formerly known as Zodiac Networks launches a new media delivery network.

IPv6: The Future is Now
Cisco's Steve Deering warns that the costs of a slow rollout of IPv6 are being felt now¬ó-while nations and corporations that are implementing IPv6 ahead of everyone else are reaping the early bird's reward.

Thomson Buys NewsEdge,1928,2001_861351,00.html
Adding to its financial and editorial holdings, the Toronto giant snaps up the Burlington, Mass., provider of specialized business news and data for $43 million. The deal is a far cry from RoweCom's $227 million offer for NewsEdge in 2000.

Yahoo Education Opens Virtual Classrooms,2198,3531_861991,00.html
New site is devoted to keeping teachers and students well informed and eliminating the famous, "My dog ate it," excuse.

First PDF Worm Hits PC Users,2198,3531_863001,00.html warns against "Peachy" worm, which targets users of Adobe's popular PDF file format.

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.

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.