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AltaVista Relaunches Site

AltaVista again rolls out a new look and renews past promises that it is firmly focused on providing the best quality search possible.AltaVista again rolls out a new look and renews past promises that it is firmly focused on providing the best quality search possible. AltaVista again rolls out a new look and renews past promises that it is firmly focused on providing the best quality search possible.AltaVista again rolls out a new look and renews past promises that it is firmly focused on providing the best quality search possible. 0 Comments

Amazon Paid Placements Raise Ethics Questions

Amazon is not a search engine, but the recent revelations that publishers have paid for placement within the service have caused questions to be raised about paid placements within search engines. Amazon is not a search engine, but the recent revelations that publishers have paid for placement within the service have caused questions to be raised about paid placements within search engines. 0 Comments

AOL Buys Netscape

AOL bought Netscape -- is there anyone who still hasn't heard? I'm stepping back from this one, because there is plenty to read in other places. When the dust settles, I'll jump back in and report on the actual changes that take place as they relate to search and navigation. AOL bought Netscape -- is there anyone who still hasn't heard? I'm stepping back from this one, because there is plenty to read in other places. When the dust settles, I'll jump back in and report on the actual changes that take place as they relate to search and navigation. 0 Comments

HotBot Emphasizes The Human

Users of HotBot will find a new emphasis on the human. Changes have been made to integrate material generated by human editors into the service. Users of HotBot will find a new emphasis on the human. Changes have been made to integrate material generated by human editors into the service. 0 Comments

HotBot Emphasizes The Human

Users of HotBot will find a new emphasis on the human. Changes have been made to integrate material generated by human editors into the service. Hotbot has moved its search box from center stage, with new channels being featured more prominently. The normal favorites are here, such as news, sports and travel. However, rather than an alphabetical listing, HotBot has organized them into common interest areas. "We felt it was important to bring people a channel focus," said spokesperson Andrew de Vries Users of HotBot will find a new emphasis on the human. Changes have been made to integrate material generated by human editors into the service. Hotbot has moved its search box from center stage, with new channels being featured more prominently. The normal favorites are here, such as news, sports and travel. However, rather than an alphabetical listing, HotBot has organized them into common interest areas. "We felt it was important to bring people a channel focus," said spokesperson Andrew de Vries 0 Comments

Excite Search Software Bug Found

Article from Search Engine Watch about Excite patching a security bug found in the free search software it makes available to webmasters. Article from Search Engine Watch about Excite patching a security bug found in the free search software it makes available to webmasters. 0 Comments

News Robot Leads To Linking, Indexing Dispute

News search engine News Index crawled The Sunday Times web site, and the paper complained. The situation was resolved peacefully, but the article highlights the possible importance of the robots.txt file where a case might go to court.. News search engine News Index crawled The Sunday Times web site, and the paper complained. The situation was resolved peacefully, but the article highlights the possible importance of the robots.txt file where a case might go to court.. 0 Comments

Problems With Free Web Pages

Problems With Free Web Pages From The Search Engine Update Aug. 5, 1997 If you've set up shop on free web pages, you might want to finally make the move to new quarters. It's getting harder to ensure that your site will be indexed, as search engines fight back against spamming attempts coming at them from these venues Problems With Free Web Pages From The Search Engine Update Aug. 5, 1997 If you've set up shop on free web pages, you might want to finally make the move to new quarters. It's getting harder to ensure that your site will be indexed, as search engines fight back against spamming attempts coming at them from these venues 0 Comments

Hyperlink Indexes Links

Review of the Hyperlink search engine, with a look at how itworks. The service indexes only the text in hyperlinks. Review of the Hyperlink search engine, with a look at how itworks. The service indexes only the text in hyperlinks. 0 Comments

Ticketmaster, Microsoft and Search Engines

Ticketmaster wants Microsoft to stop linking within its web site. But it doesn't stop search engines from doing the same thing. Implications of this on the dispute. Ticketmaster wants Microsoft to stop linking within its web site. But it doesn't stop search engines from doing the same thing. Implications of this on the dispute. 0 Comments