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The Quest for Search Engine Relevancy

Today's search engines are experiencing dij` vu, it seems, focusing on developing better relevance in search results instead of trying to entertain users as 'portals'. Today's search engines are experiencing dij` vu, it seems, focusing on developing better relevance in search results instead of trying to entertain users as 'portals'. 0 Comments

Can AltaVista's Phoenix Help it Rise Again?

AltaVista today launched its Phoenix project, a major revamping that company officials hope will help the search engine regain its lost glory and increase market share. AltaVista today launched its Phoenix project, a major revamping that company officials hope will help the search engine regain its lost glory and increase market share. 0 Comments

Longer Domain Names Arrive

Several domain name registrars are now selling names of up to 63 characters long (67 if you include the .com, .net or .org portions), which has sparked a wave of speculation that these longer names pose new opportunities with search engines. I've been flooded with questions on this subject, so here's a look at the issues involved. Several domain name registrars are now selling names of up to 63 characters long (67 if you include the .com, .net or .org portions), which has sparked a wave of speculation that these longer names pose new opportunities with search engines. I've been flooded with questions on this subject, so here's a look at the issues involved. 0 Comments