To keep searches secure and confidential try a new search engine called “DuckDuckGo”.
A review of 2010 from the perspective of search engine design.
The view of the World Wide Web provided by general search engines, such as Google, is very limited. A recent study suggests that the “surface” Web (accessed by general search engines) consists of about 167 terabytes of information, whilst the “Deep” web holds about 91 000 terabytes. Special services have been developed to explore the Deep Web. Find out more . . .
A modified searching algorithm has been introduced for Google Books, that takes account of one hundred predictive indicators of “title” relevance.
The results of the 2010 LexisNexis International Workplace Productivity Survey conducted in five countries, including South Africa, has important implications for Knowledge Management.
Pearltrees (http://www.pearltrees.com) offers an attractive way of mapping sites and creating links between sites that you use and wish to pass on to others.
The Search Engine industry does not stay still: there are developments and improvements in existing search engines and the launch of search engines based upon new approaches. The “Developments in search engines” thread will highlight some developments in the searching industry.