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1: new post   Excite Search Engine Retires
All done - all through. Excite moves to pure Goto/Overture results. However is a bit of a surprising move, they have replaced the Looksmart directory with the ODP.
Dec 16, 2001
2: new post   Search Trends and Joe User
The age old SEO question of who's searching for what with which keywords....
Dec 19, 2001
3: new post   Hotbot AddUrl Goes 404
The Hotbot AddURL has gone 404.
Mar 14, 2002
4: new post   Largest Search Engine in the world opens
"Openfind.com now is the world's largest search engine in terms of database."
July 1, 2002
5: new post   OpenFind Largest Search Engine in the World Opens
They have been crawling the web for years. OpenFind, finally opens to the public with what is reportidly, the largest search engine database ever.
July 1, 2002
6: new post   Wisenut has new look SERPs
New cleaner look for WiseNut SERPs (search engine results pages)
July 4, 2002
7: new post   Wisenut Relaunched
Wisenut relaunches - now under Looksmart ownership.
Oct 3, 2002
8: new post   Yuntis, A New Search Engine
A Collaborative Web Resource Categorization and Ranking Project from Department of Computer Science, State University of New York.
Oct 28, 2002
9: new post   New Visual Search Engine Grokker by Groxis
A new visual search engine set to debut soon - on your pc.
Oct 28, 2002
10: new post   Hotbot Updates Homepage, Adds 4-Pack of Engines
After years of neglect, Hotbot redesigns and now features a 4pack of engines: FAST, Google, Inktomi and Teoma.
Dec 17, 2002
11: new post   Kartoo To Release Site Search
Kartoo is working on a beta site search engine. Few details from this promising visually stunning meta engine.
Jan 15, 2003
12: new post   KartOO Signs Two-Year Agreement with Overture
KartOO, the stunning visual meta search engine will feature Overture results.
Jan 22, 2003
13: new post   New Beta from MSN Search
MSN launches beta search site.
Feb 13, 2003
14: new post   Northern Light Exploring Options
"...has hired Broadview International LLC as an advisor to assist Divine in exploring strategic options, which could include the sale of assets or possibly a filing under Chapter 11...."
Feb 20, 2003
15: new post   Favourite Non Main Stream Search Engine
General survey on the second and third teir of search engines.
Feb 23, 2003
16: new post   http://hack.hotbot.com
Hotbot is having a page design contest. The perplexing thing is that they are calling it a "hacking contest". Hello!?
Mar 8, 2003
17: new post   Google Powers Disney - Including Go.com
Mar 10, 2003
18: new post   WiseNut Out on Full Web Crawl
Most have not seen WiseNuts bot (Now part of LookSmart) in awhile.
Mar 10, 2003
19: 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
20: 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
21: new post   New Beta Design at Ixquick Meta Search Engine
Mar 24, 2003
22: 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
23: new post   Northern Light Might Shine Again
"We are working on bringing back the Northern Light Web search engine."
May 27, 2003
24: new post   Pondering a New Search Engine
What is really involved in running your own SE?
June 13, 2003
25: new post   Wisenut Results on Looksmart.com go Live
It appears the days of Inktomi for backfills on Looksmart are over.
Aug 6, 2003
26: 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
27: new post   To Ban or Not to Ban MSNBOT?
Oct 8, 2003
28: new post   More Press for IBM's New Search Service Web Fountain
Oct 15, 2003
29: new post   FindWhat Earnings - $51 Million
FindWhat reports q3 earnings.
Oct 21, 2003
30: new post   MetaCrawler Updates Interface
Oct 21, 2003
31: new post   Mooter Search Engine
New Australian based search engine.
Oct 21, 2003
32: new post   Mooter Search Engine
New Australian search engine Mooter.
Oct 21, 2003
33: 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
34: 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
35: 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
36: new post   AOL Buys Multimedia Search Engine SingingFish
" America Online has purchased Seattle-based Singingfish for an undisclosed sum."
Nov 19, 2003
37: new post   New Version for KartOO.
"...Personalisation of results according to your interests and previous searches"
Nov 19, 2003
38: new post   Grokker Makes Some Noise
An engine we first talked about last summer has received some recent press.
Jan 6, 2004
39: new post   Search Limo - Speech Driven Search
"Voice driven SE due to launch next month"
Jan 22, 2004
40: 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
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