(3 12 09) Internet Search

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(3 12 09) Internet Search

  1. 1. 3-12-09 P.4.
  2. 2. Google was founded by Sergey Brin and Larry  Page on September 4, 1998. They hypothesized that a search engine that  analyzed the relationships between websites would produce better ranking of results than existing techniques, which ranked results according to the number of times the search term appeared on a page.
  3. 3. Yahoo was created by Jerry Yang and David Filo in  January 1994. Yahoo was created as another guide to search the  Internet.
  4. 4. Meta Search is a search tool that sends user  requests to several other search engines and/or databases and aggregates the results into a single list or displays them according to their source. They take a user's request, pass it to several other  heterogeneous databases and then compile the results in a homogeneous manner based on a specific algorithm.
  5. 5. • Boolean Search uses operators with keywords to narrow search parameters Boolean Search uses +, -, ( ), and , or, not. 
  6. 6. Google also offers maps, translations, images,  videos, and news. Google makes money off searches by selling  Advertising space.
  7. 7. A web browser is a software application  which enables a user to display and interact with text, images, videos, music, games and other information typically located on a Web page at a Web site on the World Wide Web or a local area network. Ex: Lynx, Safari, Mozilla, AOL 
  8. 8. Google’s browser is Google Chrome.  Google Chrome is faster, safer, and easier. 

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