What's New in Search Engine Market (2009 review)


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A review of the new features and products released from those top search engines, as well as China top search engines such as Baidu, Sogou and Soso.

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What's New in Search Engine Market (2009 review)

  1. 1. What's NEW in Search Engine market Angus Li@11/18/2009
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  3. 3. Google.com • UX Enhancement • Social Search + Search Options • Google Caffeine • Fast Flip http://fastflip.googlelabs.com/ • Similar Images http://similar-images.googlelabs.com/ • Image Swirl http://image-swirl.googlelabs.com/ 3
  4. 4. Bing.com • Home Landing Page • Image search • 人气榜 http://cn.bing.com/xrank/ 4
  5. 5. Yahoo! Search • Nothing new... to be replaced by Bing! • “SUNNYVALE, CA and REDMOND, WA — 29 July, 2009 — Yahoo! and Microsoft announced an agreement that will improve the Web search experience for users and advertisers, and deliver sustained innovation to the industry. In simple terms, Microsoft will now power Yahoo! search while Yahoo! will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sales force for both companies’ premium search advertisers.” 5
  6. 6. Clusty.com • “Clusty queries several top search engines, combines the results, and generates an ordered list based on comparative ranking. This "metasearch" approach helps raise the best results to the top and push search engine spam to the bottom.” • “But what really makes Clusty unique is what happens after you search. Instead of delivering millions of search results in one long list, our search engine groups similar results together into clusters.” • wikipedia 6
  7. 7. Wolfram|Alpha • “Stephen Wolfram is building something new -- and it is really impressive and significant. In fact it may be as important for the Web (and the world) as Google, but for a different purpose. It's not a 'Google killer' -- it does something different. It's an 'answer engine' rather than a search engine.” • ---- CEO and founder of Twine.com • A Computational Knowledge Engine for the Web • “Wolfram|Alpha's long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. We aim to collect and curate all objective data; implement every known model, method, and algorithm; and make it possible to compute whatever can be computed about anything. Our goal is to build on the achievements of science and other systematizations of knowledge to provide a single source that can be relied on by everyone for definitive answers to factual queries. • ” 7
  8. 8. Ask.com • Ask Search Technology: Our ExpertRank algorithm provides relevant search results by identifying the most authoritative sites on the Web. With Ask search technology, it's not just about who's biggest: it's about who's best. • New theme • Q&A 8
  9. 9. China Top Search Engines... 9