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Note to FTC: Google Satisfies Information Needs Way More Than Shopping Needs

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Government time and money could be better used supporting the type of innovation at companies like Google – as opposed to pandering to the sour grapes of a few envious competitors who just happen to be reporting fabulous success stories themselves. Government time and money could be better used supporting the type of innovation at companies like Google – as opposed to pandering to the sour grapes of a few envious competitors who just happen to be reporting fabulous success stories themselves. 0 Comments

A Facebook Search Engine to Rival Google? Users Dislike That Idea [Survey]

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A new survey finds 48 percent of respondents dislike the idea of Facebook launching its own search engine to directly compete with Google and Bing. The same survey also found Facebook could potentially capture 22 percent of the global search market. A new survey finds 48 percent of respondents dislike the idea of Facebook launching its own search engine to directly compete with Google and Bing. The same survey also found Facebook could potentially capture 22 percent of the global search market. 0 Comments

Million Short Search Engine Serves Up Nothing But Obscure Results

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Ever wanted to find really random sites or articles, but when you search in Google all you get are results from the most popular websites? Meet Million Short, a new search engine that lets you purge up to 1 million of the web's most prominent sites. Ever wanted to find really random sites or articles, but when you search in Google all you get are results from the most popular websites? Meet Million Short, a new search engine that lets you purge up to 1 million of the web's most prominent sites. 0 Comments

Search Wikia Asks Users to Share the Load

Wikia, the commercial site led by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, is taking the next step toward launching its open source, human-assisted Web search tool, Search Wikia, by buying distributed search crawler Grub from LookSmart. Wikia, the commercial site led by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, is taking the next step toward launching its open source, human-assisted Web search tool, Search Wikia, by buying distributed search crawler Grub from LookSmart. 0 Comments

Search Engine Forums Spotlight

Links to the week's topics from search engine forums across the web: NYT calls Google Bombing a 'campaign tactic' - Googling With Google Is Good, But Very Bad Elsewhere - Coming Soon: Yahoo Directory Tag, With 'No' Option - Did-it President Takes a Shot at SEO - What Does Your Holiday SEM Campaign Look Like? and more. Links to the week's topics from search engine forums across the web: NYT calls Google Bombing a 'campaign tactic' - Googling With Google Is Good, But Very Bad Elsewhere - Coming Soon: Yahoo Directory Tag, With 'No' Option - Did-it President Takes a Shot at SEO - What Does Your Holiday SEM Campaign Look Like? and more. 0 Comments

MSN Search Gets New Look; Microsoft Gets New Search Engine

Microsoft released a public preview of its long-awaited web search technology today. The company also gave a facelift to its popular MSN Search site that remains powered by Yahoo's search technology and dropped paid inclusion listings there. Microsoft released a public preview of its long-awaited web search technology today. The company also gave a facelift to its popular MSN Search site that remains powered by Yahoo's search technology and dropped paid inclusion listings there. 0 Comments

Blending the Best of Google and Amazon

With little fanfare, Amazon.com subsidiary A9 launched its long-rumored Google powered search engine last week. But A9 goes beyond Google, offering a number of unique options, including some very cool personalization features. With little fanfare, Amazon.com subsidiary A9 launched its long-rumored Google powered search engine last week. But A9 goes beyond Google, offering a number of unique options, including some very cool personalization features. 0 Comments

Search Engine Technology

Articles, web sites and other resources about the technology of search engines: how they work, searching software, mailing lists, and more. Articles, web sites and other resources about the technology of search engines: how they work, searching software, mailing lists, and more. 0 Comments

A Google-like Portal of the World's Leading Scientists

ISIHighlyCited.com calls itself 'an expert gateway to the most highly influential scientists and scholars worldwide,' using similar techniques to Google's PageRank to identify these intellectual leaders. ISIHighlyCited.com calls itself 'an expert gateway to the most highly influential scientists and scholars worldwide,' using similar techniques to Google's PageRank to identify these intellectual leaders. 0 Comments

Happy Birthday, Aliweb!

Aliweb, a pioneering web search engine that used advanced technologies way ahead of its time, made its debut nine years ago, on November 30, 1993. Aliweb, a pioneering web search engine that used advanced technologies way ahead of its time, made its debut nine years ago, on November 30, 1993. 0 Comments