Searching for the ideal search engine

Kearns, Dave
July 2004
Network World;7/12/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 28, p18
Trade Publication
The Microsoft Corp. launched a 'new and improved' search facility at its Web site and many people seemed to positively gush about how wonderful it is. But is it? The author of this article believes that the test of a search engine is in the results, not in the page design. He thought it might be worthwhile to use a search on the name of a town as a comparison item between MSN and Google. He found out that although the new search results pages look very nice it could not give accurate and relevant results. He will stick with the Google instead.


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