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End Of Size Wars? Google Says Most Comprehensive But Drops Home Page Count

Today, Google is dropping from its home page the famous count of pages in its index while simultaneously claiming it has the most comprehensive collection of web documents available to searchers. Yes, this is the long expected counterblow to Yahoo's claim last month to have outdistanced Google. However, dropping the home page count is a positive move that I think helps defuse the entire size wars situation. That's because it divorces the notion of page counting as a way to 'prove' comprehensiveness, a move long overdue for the industry to make. Today, Google is dropping from its home page the famous count of pages in its index while simultaneously claiming it has the most comprehensive collection of web documents available to searchers. Yes, this is the long expected counterblow to Yahoo's claim last month to have outdistanced Google. However, dropping the home page count is a positive move that I think helps defuse the entire size wars situation. That's because it divorces the notion of page counting as a way to 'prove' comprehensiveness, a move long overdue for the industry to make. 0 Comments

Yahoo Introduces Personal Search

Yahoo has enhanced its My Yahoo service with personalization features including search history, the ability to save pages to a 'personal web' and block URLs from appearing in search results. Yahoo has enhanced its My Yahoo service with personalization features including search history, the ability to save pages to a 'personal web' and block URLs from appearing in search results. 0 Comments

A Closer Look at Yahoo! News

Yahoo has fortified its news service in recent weeks, offering both increased depth and powerful search tools that make it a compelling choice for finding online news. Yahoo has fortified its news service in recent weeks, offering both increased depth and powerful search tools that make it a compelling choice for finding online news. 0 Comments