Getting Closer to the Searcher

BBC Online takes a look at My Ask Jeeves (just launched on Jeeves UK) and Blinkx in the article: Search sites get closer to users.

“Blinkx users do not stop using other web search systems,” he [Suranga Chandratillake, co-founder of Blinkx] said.

“They might use Google to look up a company, or Yahoo for travel because they know they are good at that,” he said.

The variety of ways to search data was only helping users, said Mr Chandratillake and that it was likely that in the future people would use different ones for different tasks.

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