Tag Archives: Search Engine

The Anatomy of Search Technology: blekko’s NoSQL database

The Anatomy of Search Technology: blekko’s NoSQL database

This is a guest post by Greg Lindahl, CTO of blekko, the spam free search engine that had over 3.5 million unique visitors in March. Greg Lindahl was Founder and Distinguished Engineer at PathScale, at which he was the architect of the InfiniPath low-latency InfiniBand HCA, used to build tightly-coupled supercomputing clusters. Imagine that you’re crazy enough to think about ...

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Why Google is Right to Be Paranoid

Why Google is Right to Be Paranoid

Google is still master of the search domain, but that hasn’t stopped the company from looking over its shoulder. The latest survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that 83% of American Internet users say they use Google as their primary search engine, vastly more than any other individual search engine. Yet despite this, Google is constantly ...

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Google Doesn’t Need Twitter Anymore (GOOG)

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Google suspended its Real Time Search feature, which gave users results from Twitter and a bunch of other real-time news sources. Today, Google told Search Engine Land the reason: its 2009 deal to suck information from the Twitter “firehose” has expired, and the companies haven’t reached a deal for Google to continue using it. Google signed the deal in October ...

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