15 August 2009

Internet Explorer 8 is partnering with top search providers like Bing, Wikipedia, Yahoo!, Amazon

Internet Explorer 8 is partnering with top search providers like Bing, Wikipedia, Yahoo!, Amazon to deliver visual suggestions that provide you with immediate answers. For example, typing “Isaac Newt” with Wikipedia visual suggestions will instantly show you a preview of the results directly in the Search Box drop-down. Look for more visual suggestion results with your preferred search providers. The …

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2 April 2009

Wales Wikia Wound-up – Wouldn’t Work Well

In a piece of news that probably caused some confusion due to it's release date (April 1st – though evidently it wasn't a joke), Wikipedia founder James Wales announced his decision to close his 'Wikia Search' search engine yesterday, citing a lack of success for the project's demise. In a post on his blog, Wales explained: "I personally believe in …

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