How to find information from Internet - Part XIII Search Engine Survey - Dead and Alive

In this concluding part on search engine series, we present a status report on major search engines - dead and live. In the fast changing world of Internet where search engines and portals go through rapid and unpredictable life cycle - a headcount once a while is very helpful for keeping one's search arsenal in top gear. Let us not waste time in chasing wrong tools.

Major Search Engines

(In alphabetical order)

Spider Based Search Engines


Meta Search Engines

Dead or Defunct Search Engines

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Source: FAIDA - Newsletter on Business Opportunties from India and Abroad Vol: 3, Issue 20 September 5' 2002

Author : Dr. Amit K. Chatterjee
(Amit worked in blue-chip Indian and MNCs for 15 years in various capacities like Research and Information Analysis, Market Development, MIS, R&D Information Systems etc. before starting his e-commerce venture in 1997. The views expressed in this columns are of his own. He may be reached at )

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