Information Retrieval


The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing

The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing

The modern world can be a dehumanizing place.  Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced b...

Jan 25 2014, 7:23am CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Supersonic SC709CD CD Boom box with MP3 and Cassette Player at $50.55

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Supersonic SC709CD CD Boom box with MP3 and Cassette Player at $50.55

Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in...

Dec 21 2013, 11:03pm CST

FTC Updates Ad Disclosure Guidelines and Warns Search Engines

FTC Updates Ad Disclosure Guidelines and Warns Search Engines

FTC updates its ad disclosure guidelines and warns search engines to distinguish ads from results. This is to better serve Net...

Jun 26 2013, 3:59am CDT

Google’s Amazing Conversational Voice Search Activated on Chrome

Google’s Amazing Conversational Voice Search Activated on Chrome

There have been attempts to mimic human language and comprehension in computers without much headway. Yet today that has been f...

May 22 2013, 10:13am CDT

Google Caffeine Index launched, How fast can it Index this Cyberreblaus?

Google Caffeine Index launched, How fast can it Index this Cyberreblaus?

Google announced the completion of their new web indexing system dubbed Caffeine. Caffeine provides 50% fresher results for we...

Jun 9 2010, 1:19am CDT

ComScore Search Engine Rankings Debut

ComScore has unveiled the latest search engine rankings for August 2009. Over the month, Americans conducted 13.9 billion searc...

Sep 23 2009, 12:00pm CDT

Wikia Stops Search Engine Services

Wikia Stops Search Engine Services

Wikia founder Jimmy Wales has announced that he will be discontinuing the Wikia Search service due to poor popularity. Wales ci...

Apr 2 2009, 7:20am CDT

New Search Engine Launches Called Cuil

New Search Engine Launches Called Cuil

Today marks the launch of the newest search engine to pop up with hopes of challenging Google. The search engine is called Cuil...

Jul 28 2008, 1:14pm CDT

Google crawls Text in Adobe Flash now

Google announces that the Google crawlers can now "look inside" Adobe Flash files and index the textual content. Now that Goo...

Jul 1 2008, 2:19am CDT

Idee Launches TinEye Image Search Engine

Idee Launches TinEye Image Search Engine

Idee Inc launched TinEye today that uses proprietary image search technology to allow users to search for images with an image....

May 6 2008, 8:19am CDT

Visual Search Engine is Big in Japan

Visual Search Engine is Big in Japan

A new search engine is sweeping Japan from Evolution Robotics Inc. called ER Search. The engine is a visual search engine and i...

Apr 18 2008, 8:51am CDT

New UK company focuses on cutting back cyber slacking

New UK company focuses on cutting back cyber slacking

Clickworkplace.com has launched, with a goal to eliminate as much wilfing as possible. Yeah, we'd never heard of wilfing until...

Apr 17 2007, 2:00am CDT

Paranoid Web Surfers Can Send Out Fake Search Queries

Paranoid Web Surfers Can Send Out Fake Search Queries

There may be some people out there who are a bit worried about their Web search histories getting leaked to everyone. I don't...

Aug 31 2006, 5:00am CDT

AOL Searcher Number 4417749 Exposed - It Could Have Been You!

The released AOL search log release scandal from the weekend is getting worse as people start to successfully put names behind...

Aug 9 2006, 2:01am CDT

Google Mini Search Server

Google Mini Search Server

Google lowered the pricing on their entry-level search appliance Google Mini and increased the number of documents it can index...

Apr 7 2005, 3:35am EST