Entries from May 2008

What is Hillary Clinton Hiding?

May 29th, 2008

Or, more precisely, what’s hiding in the search results for “Hillary Clinton”? How to Find the Needles in Your Search Results Haystack Enter a search for “Hillary Clinton” on your favorite search engine and the top results will often be bland, official stuff. So where’s the beef? Few people will bother to venture past the […]

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Tags: Tutorials

Seed Funding Secured

May 28th, 2008

TechCrunch and VentureBeat both broke the news a couple of weeks ago, but today the official press release went out over the wire: Surf Canyon Receives Seed Funding for Search Application Surf Canyon’s innovative technology accelerates the search process, enables searchers to find relevant information buried among results OAKLAND, CALIF. May 28, 2008 – Surf […]

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Tags: Announcements · Media · Press Releases · Testimonials

Great Debate

May 21st, 2008

Our Chief Scientist, David Hardtke, Ph.D., enters into a friendly conversation with Exalead on AltSearchEngines regarding the merits and limitations of both explicit and implicit personalization.

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Tags: Media · Personalization

Featured Download

May 12th, 2008

Gina Trapani at Lifehacker has made Surf Canyon one of its Featured Downloads. GeekyCoder has also posted a nice review, including the following: “Simple concept with huge potential to be the Next Big Thing… Overall, Surf Canyon deserves to be a indispensable toolkit to any serious web surfer who looking for high quality search merge […]

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Tags: Media · Testimonials

Page 13? Not a problem.

May 8th, 2008

Joel Evans at Geek.com provides an excellent example of how Surf Canyon enables users to find relevant, and often essential, information that the otherwise might have missed. In the middle of his post regarding getting Entourage to work with the iPhone, he explains: “I never would have figured this out on my own and thanks […]

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Tags: Media · Testimonials

Extension Approved by Mozilla!

May 4th, 2008

We’re pleased to announce that today Mozilla approved our Firefox extension, which is now available to the general public on addons.Mozilla.org.

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Tags: Announcements