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41: new post   AOL Acquires Sphere
"AOL has bought out Sphere, a blog and news contextual display service, for an undisclosed amount."
Apr 15, 2008
42: new post   Comcast Announces Fancast - search for all TV, video, and movies
At the Consumer Electronics Show on Jan 9, Comcast is formally announcing their Fancast video search. Fancast includes TV, movies and many online video providers as well. And surprise, it includes other cable services in addition to just Comcast.
Jan 8, 2008
43: new post   Wikia Search (Alpha) Online
"Wikia Search (Alpha) is now running..."
Jan 7, 2008
44: new post   Wikia Search To Open Next Week
"After months of talk and a few weeks of invitation-only testing, Wikia Search is to open to the general public next week."
Jan 2, 2008
45: new post   Wisenut Deactivated: Bye Bye Wisenut
"We're sorry, but this site is no longer available."
Oct 3, 2007
46: new post   AOL Creates "Platform A" and Moves HQ to New York
"AOL, which is looking to advertising to offset plummeting subscription revenues, also announced plans for a new entity called Platform A, combining technologies and services offered by various units AOL acquired in recent years, including the behavioral-targeting company Tacoda Inc. and mobile-advertising company Third Screen Media."
Sept 17, 2007
47: new post   Microsoft Launches Tafiti.com Experimental Site
"Tafiti uses both Microsoft Silverlight and Live Search to explore the intersection of richer experiences on the Web and the increasing specialization of search."
Aug 22, 2007
48: new post   AOL Buys Behavioural Targeting Ad Firm Tacoda
"AOL LLC has agreed to acquire online advertising company Tacoda for an undisclosed price."
July 24, 2007
49: new post   Lycos, Early Search Engine, in a U.S. Remake as Jubii
"After barely surviving the early years of the Internet - often called Web 1.0 - Lycos Europe is hoping to ride the wave of Web 2.0 with Jubii, which combines search, e-mail, chat, photo and file storage, phone texting, blogging, Internet phoning and other services that are increasingly popular with young Internet users. The company expects to introduce Jubii officially this month."
Mar 20, 2007
50: new post   Quintura Tag Cloud Search Engine Redesigns
"...has developed technology that clusters related search terms to the initial query and presents those terms as a tag cloud."
Feb 26, 2007
51: new post   PowerSet Picks Off Slew of Yahoo Search Employees
"Powerset, a San Francisco search engine company, will announce Friday it has won exclusive rights to significant search engine technology..."
Feb 10, 2007
52: new post   Xerox's PARC Licenses Natural Language Technology to Search Engine Startup
"The start-up, Powerset, is licensing PARC's "natural language" technology -- the art of making computers understand and process languages like English or French. Powerset hopes the technology will be the basis of a new search engine that allows users to type queries in plain English, rather than using keywords."
Feb 9, 2007
53: new post   Wikiseek Launches
Jan 16, 2007
54: new post   Alexa: Image Search Released Today (Beta)
Jan 15, 2007
55: new post   Podzinger Adds YouTube Search for Spoken Keywords
This is pretty cool - Podzinger has added a tab just to search YouTube videos internally.
Jan 5, 2007
56: new post   Founder of Wikipedia Plans Search Engine to Rival Google
"Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, the online encyclopaedia, is set to launch an internet search engine with amazon.com that he hopes will become a rival to Google and Yahoo!" reports The Times.
Dec 23, 2006
57: new post   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
58: new post   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
59: new post   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
60: new post   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
61: new post   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
62: new post   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
63: new post   MySpace Shops For Search Service
June 14, 2006
64: new post   IceRocket Blog Search Engine bought by Think Partnership
Apr 14, 2006
65: new post   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
66: new post   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
67: new post   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
68: new post   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
69: new post   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
70: new post   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
71: new post   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
72: new post   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
73: new post   AOL Search Expands Capabilities
Feb 25, 2005
74: new post   Looksmart WiseNut Crawler Spotted Running in Wild
ZyBorg/1.0 zyborg@looksmart.net; www.WISEnutbot.com
Feb 1, 2005
75: new post   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
76: new post   Fastclick Goes Public
Long time ad player - FastClick goes public.
Jan 8, 2005
77: new post   GigaBlast Hits 1 billion Pages Indexed
Everyones sentimental dark horse Gigablast hits 1 billion pages indexed.
Jan 7, 2005
78: new post   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
79: new post   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
80: new post   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
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