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81: new post   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
82: new post   Mobissimo Travel Engine Red Hot
Travel search engines are one of the hottest sectors of the search engines.
Oct 22, 2004
83: new post   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
84: new post   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
85: new post   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
86: new post   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
87: new post   DogPile Changes Name to WebFetch
Sept 15, 2004
88: new post   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
89: new post   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
90: new post   IceRocket Gets Financing
New Meta SearchEngine backed by some powerhouse VC's.
Aug 4, 2004
91: new post   Kelkoo Switches from Google to Overture
A natural progression after being acquired by Yahoo...
Aug 4, 2004
92: new post   Pricerunner.com Sold to Valueclick
"Valueclick has bought Princerunner.com for $29 million in cash and a shares."
Aug 3, 2004
93: new post   Musicplasma Visual Music Search Engine
With a stunning Kartoo like interface, Musicplasma offers some serious eye candy for text weary searchers.
July 13, 2004
94: new post   Amazon's New Search Enters Beta
A little new functionality on top of Google results.
Apr 15, 2004
95: new post   Lycos To Get Out Of The Search Business
Feb 12, 2004
96: new post   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
97: new post   Blow Search and InfoSpace in Distribution Pact
"BlowSearch will distribute InfoSpace's Web metasearch results and online yellow and white pages listings through its search properties."
Jan 22, 2004
98: new post   Search Limo - Speech Driven Search
"Voice driven SE due to launch next month"
Jan 22, 2004
99: new post   Grokker Makes Some Noise
An engine we first talked about last summer has received some recent press.
Jan 6, 2004
100: new post   New Version for KartOO.
"...Personalisation of results according to your interests and previous searches"
Nov 19, 2003
101: new post   AOL Buys Multimedia Search Engine SingingFish
" America Online has purchased Seattle-based Singingfish for an undisclosed sum."
Nov 19, 2003
102: new post   New Investment Search Engine : The Scannery
"...allowing users to search the Web sites of 11 000 publicly traded companies across the world."
Nov 18, 2003
103: new post   Microsoft Testing News Search Service
"Microsoft web portal MSN has unveiled a test, or beta, service called MSN Newsbot to search news in the languages of four countries - the UK, France, Italy and Spain. MSN Newsbot is an experimental, automated news service that gathers news from more than 4,000 sources online, according to the Newsbot website."
Nov 18, 2003
104: new post   Amazon Launches The Ultimate Book Search Engine
You will be able to search all text of all books on Amazon. This is a major league search move.
Oct 24, 2003
105: new post   Mooter Search Engine
New Australian search engine Mooter.
Oct 21, 2003
106: new post   Mooter Search Engine
New Australian based search engine.
Oct 21, 2003
107: new post   MetaCrawler Updates Interface
Oct 21, 2003
108: new post   FindWhat Earnings - $51 Million
FindWhat reports q3 earnings.
Oct 21, 2003
109: new post   More Press for IBM's New Search Service Web Fountain
Oct 15, 2003
110: new post   To Ban or Not to Ban MSNBOT?
Oct 8, 2003
111: new post   Advanced Keyword Search at the Wayback Machine
"...experimental app searching through the 11 Bill docs stored at archive.org by keywords."
Sept 9, 2003
112: new post   Wisenut Results on Looksmart.com go Live
It appears the days of Inktomi for backfills on Looksmart are over.
Aug 6, 2003
113: new post   Pondering a New Search Engine
What is really involved in running your own SE?
June 13, 2003
114: new post   Northern Light Might Shine Again
"We are working on bringing back the Northern Light Web search engine."
May 27, 2003
115: new post   Kartoo Beta With HTML Interface
Kartoo made a name for itself with a stunning Flash interface, it is testing a HTML version.
Mar 31, 2003
116: new post   New Beta Design at Ixquick Meta Search Engine
Mar 24, 2003
117: new post   LookSmart Has Acquired Grub Inc
A minor snippet in the LookSmart Annual Report: "...acquired substantially all of the assets of Grub, Inc., a developer of distributed computing software..."
Mar 15, 2003
118: new post   Disney Shopping Infoseek
"The head of Walt Disney Co.'s Internet unit said Monday the company has been in discussions to sell the Web search technology it acquired in two boom-era deals valued at more than $2 billion."
Mar 11, 2003
119: new post   WiseNut Out on Full Web Crawl
Most have not seen WiseNuts bot (Now part of LookSmart) in awhile.
Mar 10, 2003
120: new post   Google Powers Disney - Including Go.com
Mar 10, 2003
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