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Search Memories

Veterans of AltaVista, Excite and Infoseek reminisce about the early days of web search, and opine about Google, then and now. Veterans of AltaVista, Excite and Infoseek reminisce about the early days of web search, and opine about Google, then and now. 0 Comments

Google Tops, But MSN Growth Good & Yahoo Switch A Success So Far

New stats from web analytics firm WebSideStory highlight the news often heard before: Google's most popular, when it comes to search. But dig into the figures, and you discover that MSN is doing better than you might think. In addition, Yahoo's recent replacement of Google results with those from its own crawler-based technology doesn't appear to have cost it visitors. New stats from web analytics firm WebSideStory highlight the news often heard before: Google's most popular, when it comes to search. But dig into the figures, and you discover that MSN is doing better than you might think. In addition, Yahoo's recent replacement of Google results with those from its own crawler-based technology doesn't appear to have cost it visitors. 0 Comments

Google Faces Fight Over Ads & Trademarks In France

Days after Google was fined by a French court for selling ads linked to the terms claimed as trademarks, news emerged that Louis Vuitton launched its own trademark-related action against Google. A look at some of the complicated issues involved. Days after Google was fined by a French court for selling ads linked to the terms claimed as trademarks, news emerged that Louis Vuitton launched its own trademark-related action against Google. A look at some of the complicated issues involved. 0 Comments

Dogpile Sports a Fetching New Look

Meta search engine Dogpile received a major upgrade today, offering a slick new interface and some significant performance enhancements. Meta search engine Dogpile received a major upgrade today, offering a slick new interface and some significant performance enhancements. 0 Comments

The Big Four Meta Search Engines

Though there are dozens of useful meta search engines, InfoSpace is the industry gorilla, operating the four arguably best known and most heavily used properties. Though there are dozens of useful meta search engines, InfoSpace is the industry gorilla, operating the four arguably best known and most heavily used properties. 0 Comments

European Search Engine News

Yahoo makes paid submission mandatory for businesses in the UK and a new option for those in Italy. LookSmart UK begins powering former rival UK Plus and has launched a paid placement service. And Excite is back -- at least in some European countries, powered by FAST. Details can be found below. Yahoo makes paid submission mandatory for businesses in the UK and a new option for those in Italy. LookSmart UK begins powering former rival UK Plus and has launched a paid placement service. And Excite is back -- at least in some European countries, powered by FAST. Details can be found below. 0 Comments

Lawsuit Over Paid Placements To Define Search Engines

A new chapter in search engine law was opened last week, when Mark Nutritionals filed lawsuits seeking $440 million in damages for alleged trademark infringement and unfair competition against AltaVista, FindWhat, Kanoodle and Overture. A new chapter in search engine law was opened last week, when Mark Nutritionals filed lawsuits seeking $440 million in damages for alleged trademark infringement and unfair competition against AltaVista, FindWhat, Kanoodle and Overture. 0 Comments

Excite Goes To Overture

The death of the old Excite search engine happened in December, when new owners InfoSpace dropped results from the Excite crawler in favor of a page heavily dominated by paid listings from Overture. The death of the old Excite search engine happened in December, when new owners InfoSpace dropped results from the Excite crawler in favor of a page heavily dominated by paid listings from Overture. 0 Comments

Excite To Be New Meta Search Site

InfoSpace says it plans to create a new meta search service for Excite that will be different from its existing Dogpile and MetaCrawler meta search engines.says it plans to create a new meta search service for Excite that will be different from its existing Dogpile and MetaCrawler meta search engines. InfoSpace says it plans to create a new meta search service for Excite that will be different from its existing Dogpile and MetaCrawler meta search engines.says it plans to create a new meta search service for Excite that will be different from its existing Dogpile and MetaCrawler meta search engines. 0 Comments

How Excite Works

The Excite search engine ceased to exist in December 2001. Search results at Excite now come from Overture. Thus, if you'd like to appear at Excite, you need to be listed with Overture. The How Overture (GoTo) Works page explains this in more detail. The article immediately below also describes how Excite directory results are produced. Past articles about the old Excite search engine are also listed below The Excite search engine ceased to exist in December 2001. Search results at Excite now come from Overture. Thus, if you'd like to appear at Excite, you need to be listed with Overture. The How Overture (GoTo) Works page explains this in more detail. The article immediately below also describes how Excite directory results are produced. Past articles about the old Excite search engine are also listed below 0 Comments

InfoSpace Approved To Buy Excite

InfoSpace's bid to acquire the Excite web site was approved last week, and results there are expected to be powered by InfoSpace-owned Dogpile, in the near future. InfoSpace's bid to acquire the Excite web site was approved last week, and results there are expected to be powered by InfoSpace-owned Dogpile, in the near future. 0 Comments