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  1. Q&A With Ask.com's Gary Price

    For example, regarding the business aspect, we have recently joined Federated Media, John Battelle's organization. When you are on the homepage, you will see a search box on the left side of the page, and below that there is a link to "articles and...

  2. Show Me the Content: Web Search, Verticals, and Metasearch

    The topic of cross-database (aka federated or metasearching) is a hot topic these days. For a long time I've said verticals will continue to grow in popularity and importance as meta search tools which are getting better all of the time will allow...

  3. Shmoogle: Randomizing Google Results To Show Good Stuff Beyond Top 10

    I often wonder if making large web engines larger with more content will make everything easier versus keeping things in small, focused databases and using meta/federated search technologies to (if needed) search disparate databases simultaneously...

  4. Searcher Habits

    Perhaps tools like Clusty/Vivisimo and other clustering tools along with federated/metasearch, answer engines, and search personalization will help. We can clearly see with tools like Jux2 that the amount of overlap between major web databases isn...

  5. Vivisimo Releases Velocity

    Velocity offers dynamic clustering, and meta/federated search capabilities that allows the searcher to tap both web, fee-based, and internal databases simultaneously while using a common interface. We don't spend a great deal of time talking about...

  6. IBM Releases New Product that Searches Disparate Sources Simultaneously

    From the article, "In one fell swoop Masala [codename for the new IBM product] could solve three problem areas in managing enterprise-level searches: the rapidly expanding universe of data, the growing variety of mostly unstructured data, and the...