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Wolfram Alpha: Don’t call it a search engine

PC World – “Wolfram Alpha can’t answer every question that a search engine can; but on topics it has data for, such as a town’s historical temperature reading, it offers deep information.”

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Twitter Search Share: .001 Percent!

Of course, this will change

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Search engine comparisons

Phil Bradley – “There are a few resources that have popped up in the last few days that allow you to compare searches from the major engines in a blind taste testing exercise.”

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What makes a good search engine name?

BBC – “We've got Google, Yahoo!, Ask Jeeves and Dogpile, among others. Now Microsoft has re-launched its search engine as Bing.com. So, what makes a good search engine name?”

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Review: Flaws in Web’s much-touted WolframAlpha

Associated Press – “Yet after testing the service for a few weeks, I think WolframAlpha is unlikely to become a household name – and not just because of the gauze-in-the-mouth logjam of two “f” sounds in the title. While WolframAlpha is brilliant at times and elegant in its display, there aren't many ways everyday Web users would benefit from using it over other resources.”

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