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  1. Optimizing Pages for New and Improved Search Engine Users

    In 2007, people use advanced search options, Boolean commands, and various combinations of personal and local search tools. Back in 1999, anyone searching for shoes would type the word “shoes” in the search field and press enter, expecting perfect...

  2. New Search Patent Filings: August 27, 2006 - Google's Recommendations, IBM's Speedier Pagerank, Napster's Search

    The upgrade condition includes a boolean text expression and may also include at least one of: a client visitation condition, a general visitation condition, a bookmark existence condition, a content-type condition, a URL-age condition, and a Top...

  3. Searching BG, Before Google, And The Need To Search Better

    They didn't have to know Boolean commands to do so. Searching for Dummies, an opinion piece by Edward Tenner, explains how Google and its rivals today have made searching too easy and thus people aren't leaning about proper searching strategies.

  4. Topix.net Has One Impressive Year from Both Business and User Perspective; Ends Year with New Look and Design

    Boolean is available as are fielded search syntax and wildcard searching. I've been a user since nearly day one and have seen the service improve on a very regular basis. This year when I was asked what some of my favorite new tools and services...

  5. Updates and Improvements Made to U.S. Government's Science.gov Search Site; IRS Web Site Redesigns for Better Site Search

    Boolean searching has been modified so that the rules more closely resemble those used by commercial search engines. Government Computing News has two stories today about two U.S. Governmet organizations making improvements to their search offerings.