Entries from April 2009

v2.0.4 – Further Refinements

April 30th, 2009

v2.0.4 introduces top of page Refinements. Additionally, the Categories introduced with v1.1.4 have also been relabeled Refinements. Refinements are suggested query reformulations based on your query and Surf Canyon’s real-time model of your inferred intent. In a sense, Refinements are personalized reformulations targeted to your “at the moment” information need. Furthermore, these links will send […]

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Tags: Announcements · Media · Personalization · Reformulation · Testimonials

Add a Little Humor to Your Search

April 13th, 2009

Not that search is boring (we think it’s incredibly exciting, although we’re willing to recognize that perhaps not everyone shares our level of enthusiasm), but why not spice it up with a laugh from time to time? America’s Finest News Source, The Onion, winner of the prestigious Peabody Award only last week, has been delighting […]

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Tags: Announcements

The Barnacle Approach

April 3rd, 2009

Kaila Colbin, ambassador for the Web Genome Project, writing “Google Watch” for Network World, talks about the virtues of building businesses upon businesses: “Take, for example, Surf Canyon. Their handy browser add-on digs into Google results to pull relevant links from further down the SERPs — good for searchers, but also good for the sites, […]

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Tags: Media · Testimonials