- June 21, 2012 at 7:43 am #5014
Common internet search engines for your info and reasearch.? :good: Google – The world's most popular search engine.Bing Search: Microsoft's entry into the burgeoning search engine market. Better late than never.Yahoo! Search: The 2nd largest search engine on the web (as defined by a September 2007 Nielsen Netratings report.Search.com: Search the Web by searching the best engines from one place.AltaVista: Launched in 1995, built by researchers at Digital Equipment Corporation's Western Research Laboratory. From 1996 powered Yahoo! Search, since 2003 – Yahoo technology powers AltaVista.Excite: Now an Internet portal, was once one of the most recognized brands on the Internet. One of the famous 90's dotcoms.Go.com: The Walt Disney Group's search engine is now also an entire portal. Family-friendly!HotBot was one of the early Internet search engines (since 1996) launched by Wired Magazine. Now, just a front end for Ask.com and MSN.AllTheWeb: Search tool owned by Yahoo and using its database, but presenting results differently.Galaxy: More of a directory than a search engine. Launched in 1994, Galaxy was the first searchable Internet directory. Part of the Einet division at the MCC Research Consortium at the University of Texas, AustinAOL Search: Now powered by Google. It is now official.Live Search (formerly Windows Live Search and MSN Search) Microsoft's web search engine, designed to compete with Google and Yahoo!. Included as part of the Internet Explorer web browser.Lycos: Initial focus was broadband entertainment content, still a top 5 Internet portal and the 13th largest online property according to Media Metrix.GigaBlast was developed by an ex-programmer from Infoseek. Gigablast supports nested boolean search logic using parenthesis and infix notation. A unique search engine, it indexes over 10 billion web pages.Alexa Internet: A subsidiary of Amazon known more for providing website traffic information. Search was provided by Google, then Live Search, now in-house applicaitons run their own search.Add more to this list as new search engines come alive each day. Its very useful.June 27, 2012 at 6:34 pm #7611
Though google is always the best.March 7, 2013 at 3:08 pm #7612
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