|Forum: Alternative Search Engines|
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|41:|| AOL Acquires Sphere|
"AOL has bought out Sphere, a blog and news contextual display service, for an undisclosed amount."
|Apr 15, 2008|
|42:|| 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:|| Wikia Search (Alpha) Online|
"Wikia Search (Alpha) is now running..."
|Jan 7, 2008|
|44:|| 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:|| Wisenut Deactivated: Bye Bye Wisenut|
"We're sorry, but this site is no longer available."
|Oct 3, 2007|
|46:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| Wikiseek Launches||Jan 16, 2007|
|54:|| Alexa: Image Search Released Today (Beta)||Jan 15, 2007|
|55:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| MySpace Shops For Search Service||June 14, 2006|
|64:|| IceRocket Blog Search Engine bought by Think Partnership||Apr 14, 2006|
|65:|| 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:|| 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 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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:|| AOL Search Expands Capabilities||Feb 25, 2005|
|74:|| Looksmart WiseNut Crawler Spotted Running in Wild|
ZyBorg/1.0 firstname.lastname@example.org; www.WISEnutbot.com
|Feb 1, 2005|
|75:|| 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:|| Fastclick Goes Public|
Long time ad player - FastClick goes public.
|Jan 8, 2005|
|77:|| GigaBlast Hits 1 billion Pages Indexed|
Everyones sentimental dark horse Gigablast hits 1 billion pages indexed.
|Jan 7, 2005|
|78:|| 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:|| 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:|| 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|