Megaportal AltaVista launches a clean, meansearch machine that looks a lot like Google, while Google adds advertising to its search pages. If you take a closer look under the hood, will you find the same search engines?
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Top Web sites were acknowledged Thursday night at the Webby Awards, given out by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Winners included BabyCenter, in the commerce category; Gomez Advisors in the finance category; The Onion for humor; Napster.
Optum Health, an information technology service provider for the health, finance and resource industries, has announced that it has entered into a "heads of agreement" to acquire Melbourne based search company Ansearch.Optum said the search engine is "ideally positioned to compete against Sensis, Google and Yahoo for a stake in the Australian search directories market", a market that, according to the Audit Bureau of Verification Services, is worth AU$300 million per year.
iPrimus and Google have inked an agreement that will make Google the exclusive provider of Web search and targeted keyword advertisements to iPrimus customers in the country.Under the agreement, Google will provide users of www.
Google search saves Australian journalist
Google has been quietly adding features-such as Web site translation and newsgroup access-that make the search engine look a lot like a portal. Could Google be sneaking up on an embattled Yahoo?
University president declares legality and cultural imperative of Google Books: preservation, access, public good.
The danger of relying on the Internet for sourcing images was illustrate graphically this week when a protestors an anti-American Islamic rally in Bangladesh were pictured carrying posters of Osama bin Laden flanked by Sesame Street character Bert.The images on the posters, which were taken by several photographers including a Reuters photographer, appear to have originated from Websites.
What could be more anachronistic than reading Shakespeare on Google? Now one can memorize all of his sonnnets while peering into the holy monitor.
New networking site hopes to involve parents to make social networking risk-free and still fun.