Some of you might be aware that I started my career as an engineer working for one of the largest engineering companies. Although the details of what I did there are far in the past, I still remember hunting for datasheets for chips and other components. The hunt wasn’t easy as you need to Google out pretty much every datasheet.
In today’s digital world, almost all of us have traces online. e.g.
In September 2011, Yahoo! declared that they have no intentions of exiting the search world which is still dominated by Google. As part of that strategy, Yahoo!
Search-ebooks.eu is a free search engine that provides an option to search for and download various (pdf,doc,ppt,rtf,xls) documents. The search engine’s crawlers have harvested a huge database files through different open Internet resources such as blogs, forums, BBS and others.
I’ve been using Bing quite a bit since its release and it has turned out to be one of the better search engines. I still prefer Google’s search results and usually switch between the two. But, if you want to search both, you can choose to switch between windows, or even better save yourself some time and search using Bing vs.
Flickorama provides a cool Flickr 3D viewer that allows you to search and view pictures from Flickr as a 3D photostream. You can view these images in horizontal and vertical angles. You can even manipulate the photostream back and forth, left or right with your mouse, hence creating the 3D effect.
I came across an article in the Economic Times, India a few days back which had some frightening statistics about Google. According to a new research by Alex Wissner-Gross, a typical search generates about seven grammes of CO2 whereas an electric kettle generates about 15 gm. On average there are 200 million searches performed daily which is a lot of CO2.
Google is growing and growing super fast. What started out as a simple search engine today offers tonnes of services, some of which are released rather silently in their labs. So, how do you keep track of them?
Many bloggers and site owners have Google Adsense for Search installed on their blogs. This ensures that you can provide relevant results to your blog users while simultaneously making some money on the side. While, there is no issue with other users using the search box, however, the question arises on the legality of you using the same.
In 12 Free SEO tools to check complete site stats and not just page rank or SERP ranks, Mani Karthik takes a look at 12 tools that you can use to check your site stats, gauge their popularity and more. Many of these can analyse backlinks, links from other sites, search enginer rankings etc.
The Google Webmaster Central Blog has an indepth article on Using the Robots Meta tag to instruct Google and other search engines about your site.
New on the Windows Live Messenger activities list is integration with Window Live Search. All you have to do is open a messenger window and select Search from the Activities list. A side window is opened where you can perform your search.