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A piece in today’s Guardian Online lists some of the web’s top search engines as a “new search war breaks out”

I’ve set them up below for easy access.

The groupings are taken from the paper version of the Guardian. (One or two missing from the original list until I have time to get them to work)


The “frontrunners”
Google
Yahoo
MSN Search
The “Golden oldies”
Ask Jeeves
Teoma
Altavista
Lycos
Hotbot
(now defaults to using Google)

Dogpile
(metasearch)

MetaCrawler
(metasearch)

Clustering
Clusty
Mooter
Regular and real time
Daypop
Technorati
Local searches
UKWizz
Newsnow
Exalead
Honourable mentions
Blinkx
(artificial intellgience instead of keyword searching)

Icerocket
(provides screenshots)

Singing Fish
(audio and video)

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