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  1. Google Product Development: Buying Company, People, Quicker Than Building Team

    Did she think they should just go buy Alta Vista? It seems Google wants to get into markets quick and the company is willing to pay for a company and its experienced people, rather than build a product and team from scratch, SVP of Product...

  2. Does No One Get Twitter? Der Spiegel Added To Not List

    Alta Vista, Lycos and Yahoo were the early popular engines. And while many of the answers were insightful, its seems Der Spiegel does not understand the medium. Starting with their question of whether it promotes narcissism and stupdity to twits...

  3. Lycos Dropping Lycos Mail, Tripod February 15

    I used it along with Alta Vista in my early forays in the search space. Well it looks like one of the last of the old school search companies is closing its email service and website creation and hosting service Tripod, according to emails sent to...

  4. Highlights from the SEW Blog: April 14-18, 2008

    Among those behind the new search engine are search experts from Google, IBM, eBay, Alta Vista, Xerox PARC, the Internet Archive and Stanford University. From the SEW blog: Organic Search Case Sensitive Google Search Results Being FoundChris Silver...

  5. Yahoo and the Future of Search

    This is what ultimately led to the demise of Alta Vista and the rise of Google – Google had an algorithm (the PageRank algorithm) that discounted the keyword meta tag (and other similar tricks, such as hidden text), and provided quality results...