The Pentagon’s Darpa research agency is sponsoring a search challenge to individuals and groups in an effort to learn more about online behavior. The contest calls for people to find 10 red balloons which can be located anywhere in the continental United States. The winner of the contest will receive a $40,000 prize, and it […]
A recent article in Linux World discusses the expected Q4 launch of Wikipedia’s search engine challenge to Google and Yahoo. From the article — Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is targeting the fourth quarter of this year for the unveiling of an open source search engine that he hopes could challenge the dominance of market leaders […]
We wanted to share our two favorite search engine news sites with those of you whose professional and personal lives center around the use of search engines for web research, people searches and background checks. Pandia Search Engine News and Search Engine Watch are two of the web’s best resources for the latest search engine […]
The PI Buzz blog has published an informative post that lists information and links for some of the internet’s more popular private investigator and public record blogs. You can access the post @ Blog proliferation – Private Investigators and Public Records.
The ChaCha search engine claims to be the world’s biggest live search site, where the search results are found for you by real people, who claim to be experts at web research. Rather than rely on computer algorithms to find useful search results, the ChaCha search engine relies on thousands of human web searchers to […]