Digital publishers eager to reach more eyeballs often turn to external distribution platforms to disseminate content to the masses. But new research reveals that this strategy may not be paying off as effectively as digital content providers have banked on.
Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) has announced that FAST Data Search will power Freeserve's Freeserve.com with linguistics support, classification, and categorization in a single search solution.
Posted Oct 22, 2002
Convera has announced that Stockholm’s Mediearkivet is using Convera’s RetrievalWare search technology to help its customers track down articles from 35 of Sweden’s newspapers.
Posted Oct 18, 2002
Endeca has announced the immediate availability of its enterprise search solution, Endeca ProFind.
Posted Oct 11, 2002
Fast Search & Transfer (FAST), a developer of real-time search and filter technologies, has announced the availability of several new features on AlltheWeb.com, FAST's search technology showcase.
Posted Oct 08, 2002
Rocketinfo, a provider of news search software and delivery solutions and Serence, developers of information notification and awareness solutions, have announced they will form a strategic partnership and will sign a bi-lateral distribution agreement.
Google Inc. has announced updates to its corporate search technology and its Google News service.
Today's seach engine software often employs techniques that were only a dream to online searchers from the early days. However, Web development continues to challenge the old-time online services and there is no question that the top of the line ecommerce sites, like Amazon, have taught generations of Web users to expect a lot of TLC from a good search engine. So it is about time that traditional pure content sites might need to take a lesson from these young whippersnappers.
Posted Sep 01, 2002
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Posted Apr 01, 2002
The WhizBang! name choice may have verged on the accidental, but the product itself was no accident. The extraction technology that company founder Bob Sherwin considers so whizbang wonderful consists of a unique approach to scouring the Web for current, very specific forms of information.
While United Press International (UPI) and others news services have mechanisms for adding keywords and categorizing their content, UPI recognized a need to add more automation to the process. With the recent growth and improvement in tools for Computer-Aided Indexing (CAI), UPI undertook a process of looking at their needs and evaluating the many CAI tools out there. In the end, they chose technology from Montreal-based NStein Technologies.
Posted Mar 01, 2002
Intranets present some difficult challenges for the user. In an ideal world, the navigation should be so intuitive that only on rare occasions should it be necessary to use the search function. However, we do not live in an ideal world…
Posted Feb 01, 2002