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Claria Unveils Behaviorial-Based Search Ranking

Claria hopes its new RelevancyRank system will let it improve the results of major search engines or perhaps offer its own improved search engine by mining behavioral activity. Claria hopes its new RelevancyRank system will let it improve the results of major search engines or perhaps offer its own improved search engine by mining behavioral activity. 0 Comments

FAST Adds Flash Support, Provides Results To HotBot Europe

Flash has added the ability to search for text within Macromedia Flash files via its AllTheWeb.com site, and the search engine has also taken over providing results to HotBot in Europe Flash has added the ability to search for text within Macromedia Flash files via its AllTheWeb.com site, and the search engine has also taken over providing results to HotBot in Europe 0 Comments

Goodbye HotBot Add URL, Hello FAST?

Last week, HotBot's free Add URL page disappeared from the web site, making it seem likely that it will be results from FAST that will be appearing on the service in the near future. Last week, HotBot's free Add URL page disappeared from the web site, making it seem likely that it will be results from FAST that will be appearing on the service in the near future. 0 Comments

So Long Direct Hit, Hello Teoma

Say your goodbyes to the Direct Hit search engine. Direct Hit is no longer the favored child of parent company Ask Jeeves, now that the company's new baby, Teoma, is growing up. Say your goodbyes to the Direct Hit search engine. Direct Hit is no longer the favored child of parent company Ask Jeeves, now that the company's new baby, Teoma, is growing up. 0 Comments

Lycos Redeems Itself With Relaunch

It's been some time since I would have suggested that anyone turn to Lycos to search for anything, but today's relaunch of Lycos is a surprising reversal of the service's decline. If you gave up on Lycos in the past, it is well worth revisiting the improved service. It's been some time since I would have suggested that anyone turn to Lycos to search for anything, but today's relaunch of Lycos is a surprising reversal of the service's decline. If you gave up on Lycos in the past, it is well worth revisiting the improved service. 0 Comments

Google May Get Personal

With last month's acquisition of Outride, Google may be poising itself to go forward into an area of search refinement that no major player has gone successfully before: personalized search results. With last month's acquisition of Outride, Google may be poising itself to go forward into an area of search refinement that no major player has gone successfully before: personalized search results. 0 Comments

Ask Jeeves Acquires Teoma

Ask Jeeves has purchased the Teoma search engine, which has attracted interest over recent months as a potential relevancy challenger to Google. Ask Jeeves hopes that the Sept. 9 acquisition will help the company both reenter the search results syndication market and make its own search site more appealing to consumers. Ask Jeeves has purchased the Teoma search engine, which has attracted interest over recent months as a potential relevancy challenger to Google. Ask Jeeves hopes that the Sept. 9 acquisition will help the company both reenter the search results syndication market and make its own search site more appealing to consumers. 0 Comments

New Ad Options From Ask Jeeves

Ask Jeeves has been busy developing new ways to monetize its two search services over the past few weeks, and here's a guide to some of the new ad offerings available. Ask Jeeves has been busy developing new ways to monetize its two search services over the past few weeks, and here's a guide to some of the new ad offerings available. 0 Comments

Ask Jeeves Adds Directory, Direct Hit Results

Ask Jeeves has redesigned its home page and search results page. From the home page, you'll find category links just below the search box. These lead to the Ask Jeeves version of the Open Directory, where sites are ranked in order of popularity. Ask Jeeves has redesigned its home page and search results page. From the home page, you'll find category links just below the search box. These lead to the Ask Jeeves version of the Open Directory, where sites are ranked in order of popularity. 0 Comments

Lycos Partners More Closely With FAST

Lycos has finally committed to using FAST Search's results to power the "Web Sites" section of its search results. Over the past two months, Lycos experimented with using results from its own crawler, from Inktomi and from FAST Search in this section. Now, FAST Search, in which Lycos has a significant investment, has been given the nod. The change does not impact Inktomi's deal to power results at Lycos-owned HotBot. Lycos has finally committed to using FAST Search's results to power the "Web Sites" section of its search results. Over the past two months, Lycos experimented with using results from its own crawler, from Inktomi and from FAST Search in this section. Now, FAST Search, in which Lycos has a significant investment, has been given the nod. The change does not impact Inktomi's deal to power results at Lycos-owned HotBot. 0 Comments

Subtle But Helpful Changes At HotBot

Unlike at Lycos.com, Lycos-owned HotBot has no dramatic search provider announcements. HotBot says that it is pleased with its current major providers, Direct Hit and Inktomi, plus says that having a different mix helps the site appeal to a different audience than those using Lycos.com. Unlike at Lycos.com, Lycos-owned HotBot has no dramatic search provider announcements. HotBot says that it is pleased with its current major providers, Direct Hit and Inktomi, plus says that having a different mix helps the site appeal to a different audience than those using Lycos.com. 0 Comments

The Search Engine Update, April 20, 2000, Number 75

THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATEApril 20, 2000 - Number 75By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/ ===================About The Update===================The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATEApril 20, 2000 - Number 75By DannySullivanEditor, Search Engine Watchhttp://searchenginewatch.com/ ===================About The Update===================The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news 0 Comments

FAST Gets Bigger, Partners With Lycos

FAST Search set a new benchmark in January, when it went unveiled an index of 300 million web pages. This makes it the largest search engine on the web, based on self-reported numbers. FAST Search set a new benchmark in January, when it went unveiled an index of 300 million web pages. This makes it the largest search engine on the web, based on self-reported numbers. 0 Comments

Lycos Changes Listings Format

Lycos has altered the format of its search results page, in order to consistently present more information from different sources within the same space. Lycos has altered the format of its search results page, in order to consistently present more information from different sources within the same space. 0 Comments

Search Boxes That Pay

Lycos and Direct Hit have launched new affiliate programs that pay web site owners forputting up search boxes. Site ownerscan earn 2 cents per search at Lycos-owned HotBot, or 3 cents if they link to other Lycos-poweredfeatures. Direct Hit is offering 3 cents per search A similar program has also run for some time at GoTo.com.Lycos Affiliate Programhttp://www.lycos Lycos and Direct Hit have launched new affiliate programs that pay web site owners forputting up search boxes. Site ownerscan earn 2 cents per search at Lycos-owned HotBot, or 3 cents if they link to other Lycos-poweredfeatures. Direct Hit is offering 3 cents per search A similar program has also run for some time at GoTo.com.Lycos Affiliate Programhttp://www.lycos 0 Comments