|Forum: Alternative Search Engines|
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|41:|| VeriSign Runs SiteFinder Up the Flag Pole Again|
Verisign (Formerly Network Solutions) reconsiders starting back up arguably the most controversial internet domain name related action ever.
|Feb 9, 2004|
|42:|| Lycos To Get Out Of The Search Business||Feb 12, 2004|
|43:|| Amazon's New Search Enters Beta|
A little new functionality on top of Google results.
|Apr 15, 2004|
|44:|| Musicplasma Visual Music Search Engine|
With a stunning Kartoo like interface, Musicplasma offers some serious eye candy for text weary searchers.
|July 13, 2004|
|45:|| Pricerunner.com Sold to Valueclick|
"Valueclick has bought Princerunner.com for $29 million in cash and a shares."
|Aug 3, 2004|
|46:|| Kelkoo Switches from Google to Overture|
A natural progression after being acquired by Yahoo...
|Aug 4, 2004|
|47:|| IceRocket Gets Financing|
New Meta SearchEngine backed by some powerhouse VC's.
|Aug 4, 2004|
|48:|| Mamma.com Revenue up 62 Percent From Last Year.|
"We are especially pleased with the growth of our ad network which realized a revenue increase of 62 per cent from the same quarter last year. The completion of our acquisition of Digital Arrow further enhances our revenue stream and enables us to complete our one-stop-shop offer to online advertisers.""
|Aug 12, 2004|
|49:|| Amazon Launches A9 Search Engine - New Era in Personalized Search|
"Users can view and edit past search results and sites they’ve visited by clicking on Search History on the A9 Toolbar or through an adjustable column on the main page. Site History tells users if and when they previously visited a listed site. Users can even search their own history, finding sites they have visited any time in the past."
|Sept 15, 2004|
|50:|| DogPile Changes Name to WebFetch||Sept 15, 2004|
|51:|| LookSmart to Acquire Furl|
"... allocating 5 gigabytes (GB) of storage for each individual member's public archive, enough space to store tens of thousands of archived items."
|Sept 23, 2004|
|52:|| Kozoru, The First True Hubs and Authorities Search Engine?|
Kozoru search engine still in the alpha building stages, but sounds like it will be the internets first true Klienberg Hubs and Authorities based search engine.
|Sept 24, 2004|
|53:|| GigaBlast Hits 650,000,000 Indexed and Counting|
Gigablast hits the half billion mark for indexing documents into their search database. One of the most promising upstarts we have seen in recent years.
|Oct 7, 2004|
|54:|| Looksmart Hires New CEO|
"...David Hills has been appointed as the Company's Chief Executive Officer, effective October 25, 2004. Mr. Hills will succeed Damian Smith, who has served as interim CEO since January 2004."
|Oct 19, 2004|
|55:|| Mobissimo Travel Engine Red Hot|
Travel search engines are one of the hottest sectors of the search engines.
|Oct 22, 2004|
|56:|| SBC and BellSouth Partner, Acquire www.YellowPages.com|
"..."today announced that their directory affiliates have created an Internet yellow pages joint venture that has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the online directory publisher www.yellowpages.com, Inc."
|Nov 4, 2004|
|57:|| Speegle Talking Search Engine|
"A Scottish computer speech technology company has launched what it claims to be the world's first talking search engine."
|Nov 8, 2004|
|58:|| Mamma Buys Copernic|
" ...signed a letter of intent ( " LOI " ) whereby Mamma.com would acquire all of the shares of Copernic Technologies for a combination of cash and shares of Mamma.com Inc. "
|Dec 3, 2004|
|59:|| Pfeiffer Named Chairman Of AI Search Engine Firm|
" The firm's Artificial Intelligence Search Engine tracks search terms, and its Accoona Quick Profile delivers company data that enables users to quickly retrieve a company's contact and financial information. "
|Dec 4, 2004|
|60:|| GigaBlast Hits 1 billion Pages Indexed|
Everyones sentimental dark horse Gigablast hits 1 billion pages indexed.
|Jan 7, 2005|
|61:|| Fastclick Goes Public|
Long time ad player - FastClick goes public.
|Jan 8, 2005|
|62:|| LookSmart Posts Disappointing Fourth Quarter Results|
"... LookSmart did not properly deploy sufficient sales resources in the fourth quarter and we are obviously not satisfied with this outcome," stated Chief Executive Officer David Hills."
|Jan 28, 2005|
|63:|| Looksmart WiseNut Crawler Spotted Running in Wild|
ZyBorg/1.0 firstname.lastname@example.org; www.WISEnutbot.com
|Feb 1, 2005|
|64:|| AOL Search Expands Capabilities||Feb 25, 2005|
|65:|| Rocketinfo to Monetize Feeds With Kanoodle|
"..has signed an agreement with Kanoodle ... for content pages and search results, to embed content targeted advertising into Rocketinfo's search-based RSS newsfeeds."
|Mar 23, 2005|
|66:|| America Online Unveils Hottest Searches for Spring 2005|
"What's captivating consumers this spring? AOL(R) Search today revealed the top searches as Americans get ready for everything from baseball and bikinis to education and easy tax tips...."
|Apr 13, 2005|
|67:|| Mates : The First Proximity Based Social Network Engine|
"...a location-based social networking system in the form of a robust web service, or Relationship Engine, and an optional rich media client application, or Relationship Space Navigator. Your instant messaging program could automatically create and populate buddy lists based on the people in your classroom, your office building, or even your neighborhood."
|May 2, 2005|
|68:|| Alexa opens up crawler to the public|
"In a move with potentially far-reaching implications for the search market, Alexa Internet is opening up its huge web crawler to any programmer who wants paid access to its rich trove of internet data."
|Dec 13, 2005|
|69:|| EarthCam Search Engine Announces Top Web Cams for 2005|
"...has released its seventh annual list of the world's most interesting webcams. This year's Top 25 Most Interesting Webcams includes a global cornucopia of images from countries..."
|Dec 27, 2005|
|70:|| New specialist search engine: Kosmix|
"A new search engine launched here from Mountain View, Calif.-based Kosmix provides categorized results instead of showing linear results. Kosmix Search currently provides search for three verticals: health, politics and travel."
|Feb 9, 2006|
|71:|| Krugle The Google For Programming Code|
"The benefit of Krugle's search engine is obvious to any developer who has looked to the open source community to find some nifty utility, rather than starting from scratch."
|Feb 15, 2006|
|72:|| AOL Adds New Services For Mobile Users|
"AOL is offering new information and location services, including an integrated addition to mobile AOL Search suite and a Web-enabled MapQuest service."
|Apr 3, 2006|
|73:|| IceRocket Blog Search Engine bought by Think Partnership||Apr 14, 2006|
|74:|| MySpace Shops For Search Service||June 14, 2006|
|75:|| Lycos Retriever!|
"It's been a LONG time since I used Lycos. But I found the Retriever beta today and I thought it was really neat."
|July 7, 2006|
|76:|| Lycos Picks Blinkx for Video Search|
"Blinkx, the online video search engine, has teamed up with Lycos to provide it with video-searching capabilities."
|Aug 29, 2006|
|77:|| Pixsey Launch Video and Photo Search|
"If you look at all these popular celebrity blogs, you can tell that people are addicted to this stuff."
|Sept 5, 2006|
|78:|| Human Powered Search Engine ChaCha - Can it Out Google Google?|
"...new search engine model that employs thousands of paid "guides," who will provide live one-on-one help to users who need extra assistance tracking down online information. "
|Sept 5, 2006|
|79:|| AOL Sued by Subscribers Over Search Data Release|
"A lawsuit seeking class action status was filed against AOL on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California."
|Sept 26, 2006|
|80:|| Amazon's A9 Search Engine Cuts Features|
"Amazon.com Inc.'s A9 search engine has dropped some of its most widely touted features, including the ability to remember everything a user has ever searched for and a service that showed detailed, street-level images of major cities. "
|Oct 3, 2006|