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“Fully Dynamic” Search on TechCrunch

October 12th, 2010

Alexia Tsotsis at TechCrunch has posted an article about the new “Fully Dynamic” search being offered by Surf Canyon. As users know, Surf Canyon has been making search dynamic for some time. Recently, however, with the launch of Instant, Google has also started to make search dynamic. As explained by Mark Cramer, CEO of Surf […]

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Best Search Engine: Winner!

March 4th, 2010

About.com has posted the winners of their 2010 Reader’s Choice Awards and we’re thrilled to announce that Surf Canyon won in the category of Best Search Engine. In their own words, “The race for the Best Search Engine was intriguing, with a relatively unknown newcomer, Surf Canyon, picking up 48% of the votes and beating […]

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Surf Canyon Surpasses One Million Queries A Day

November 10th, 2009

Real-time Personalization Application for Google, Yahoo! and Bing Experiences User Growth Along With Industry Recognition for SIGIR OAKLAND, CALIF. November 10, 2009 – Surf Canyon (www.SurfCanyon.com), the developer of the popular application that delivers real-time search personalization on Google, Yahoo! and Bing, proudly announces that yesterday it surpassed one million queries per day. “Crossing the […]

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Additional Funding and New Advisors

October 8th, 2009

As Anthony Ha at Venture Beat just reported, we have successfully closed an additional $250,000 in funding. We’re naturally excited by the vote of confidence from both our existing as well as new investors and would like to thank them for their support. The good news, however, does not end there. As mentioned in the […]

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One Million Downloads on AMO

August 25th, 2009

We’re thrilled to announce that Surf Canyon has surpassed 1 million downloads on Mozilla’s AMO (addons.mozilla.org) website! We have thanked Mozilla in the past for the development of their add-on community and their encouragement of and support for add-on developers, but we’d like to take this opportunity to do so again. Thank you! As we […]

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Selected for Oral Presentation at SIGIR ’09

July 15th, 2009

On the heals of being mentioned in Professor Marti Hearst’s new book, we’re thrilled to announce that the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval has selected Surf Canyon to present at SIGIR 2009. Considered one of the most important conferences in the field of information retrieval, the event will be in […]

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Happy Birthday to Us!

February 19th, 2009

Surf Canyon has been around since April of 2006, however, it was one year ago today that we launched our application to some very flattering reviews. Since then, there have been a number of exciting achievements during our first year: Over 500 thousand people benefited from our search technology Over 80 million queries on Google, […]

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Google’s SearchWiki & Surf Canyon Share The Mossberg Solution Column

January 13th, 2009

Katherine Boehret at the Wall Street Journal wrote this week’s The Mossberg Solution column, which will appear in tomorrow’s print edition, entitled “Web Searches That Really Bear Fruit.” The subject, two “new free tools [that] aim to make online results more relevant by tracking your reactions,” is Google’s SearchWiki and Surf Canyon. We are naturally […]

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Evaluating Dynamic Ranking Technology (Part 2)

December 1st, 2008

In a Part I, we began discussing some quantitative evaluations of the technology reported in our research paper.  The goal in these studies is to see if search engine users get any value out of real-time implicit personalization and, if so, to find metrics that we can use to quantify this value. One of the […]

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The Reviews Are Rave

February 19th, 2008

This morning, Carla Thompson, senior analyst at The Guidewire Group, had some glowing things to say about her experiences with Surf Canyon: “I’ve been using the plug-in for several weeks now and have quickly grown to love it. It’s one of my favorite types of technology – I downloaded it and forgot about it until […]

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