FindLaw.com

FindLaw.com is the web’s best free legal search engine for both the general public and legal professionals. FindLaw.com is a 2005 Webby Awards winner and is listed as one of Time Magazine’s top 50 web sites for 2005. FindLaw.com is divided into 2 main sections: 1. “For the Public” and 2. “For Legal Professionals”. This […]

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Yahoo Search Tips

For skip tracers, private investigators and other web search professionals who want to get more out of the major search engines like Yahoo! and Google , CNet.com has published a three-part article on Yahoo! search tips. The article starts with the basic building blocks of creating good search engine queries and then moves on to […]

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Watson Contextual Web Search

Dawn Chmielewski at Knight-Ridder Newspapers is reporting on an interesting new development in web search called “Watson”. Watson is a contextual web search software program that delivers relevant web search results automatically to users based on the context of whatever they are currently working on. Say, for instance, you are working on a Word document, […]

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Lycos Top 100 Search Terms of 2005

For those of you who are interested in what the top search terms were for 2005, the search engine Lycos has published their top 100 searches for the year. Not surprisingly, most of the top 100 search terms were for celebrities and rock bands, with Paris Hilton coming in at #1. You can view the […]

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A9 Maps From Amazon – Read How They Do It

A9 Maps is an amazing street-mapping site that allows you to search maps in over 20 major U.S. cities and view street-level pictures of the addresses. A9 is owned by the popular online retailer Amazon. An interesting article in Business 2.0 by Eric Schonfeld discusses the way that A9 goes about creating these maps as […]

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