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Community-Based Search Engines

A list of search engines where volunteers or members of a community help create the listings, such as by contributing bookmarks, managing categories or submitting sites they like. A list of search engines where volunteers or members of a community help create the listings, such as by contributing bookmarks, managing categories or submitting sites they like. 0 Comments

What's In A (Search Engine's) Name?

What's a Google? Should you be wary of Inktomi? Here's a look at the origins and meanings of the major search engines' names. What's a Google? Should you be wary of Inktomi? Here's a look at the origins and meanings of the major search engines' names. 0 Comments

Lycos Transforms Into Directory

In an unprecedented move, Lycos changed itself in April from a crawler-based search engine into a Yahoo-like directory of web sites. Never before has a major crawler-based service abandoned automation in preference to human categorization. Even more dramatic is the fact that Lycos is getting its directory data free, courtesy of competitor Netscape. In an unprecedented move, Lycos changed itself in April from a crawler-based search engine into a Yahoo-like directory of web sites. Never before has a major crawler-based service abandoned automation in preference to human categorization. Even more dramatic is the fact that Lycos is getting its directory data free, courtesy of competitor Netscape. 0 Comments

NewHoo Becomes Netscape Open Directory

Netscape has acquired the volunteer-compiled NewHoo web directory, which has been rebranded as the Netscape Open Directory. It is currently being made available through Mozilla.org and will be offered later within the Netscape portal site. The announcement came on Nov. 18, and terms of the deal were not disclosed. Netscape has acquired the volunteer-compiled NewHoo web directory, which has been rebranded as the Netscape Open Directory. It is currently being made available through Mozilla.org and will be offered later within the Netscape portal site. The announcement came on Nov. 18, and terms of the deal were not disclosed. 0 Comments