Entries from August 2008

v1.1.3 Released

August 22nd, 2008

Late last night we released the latest version of our application. The first important change is that we altered the frequency with which we deliver “recommendations.” With previous versions we would always deliver at least one recommended search result in response to a user action. With v1.1.3, however, all recommended search results must satisfy a […]

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Tags: Announcements

“Research Potential is Incredible”

August 21st, 2008

Ed Rasimus, who spent 23 years flying fast jets for the USAF, 10 years doing computer software reviews for ZDNet and who wrote two books on his combat experiences, had this to say today on his blog: “Searches with Google or Yahoo are enhanced with a nifty extension called Surf Canyon. Get a Google hit […]

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Tags: Media · Testimonials

Making the grade in School 2.0

August 14th, 2008

John Brandon at Computerworld added Surf Canyon to his very short list of “back to school” 2.0 websites. He recommends Surf Canyon for “students who need a powerful search tool for research.”

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Tags: Media · Testimonials

Offering Insight to Investor’s Business Daily

August 6th, 2008

Brian Deagon at Investor’s Business Daily wrote a piece on search startups entitled, “Many Would-Be Google Killers Boast Big Weapon — VC Bucks.” Surf Canyon was one of the companies profiled and Mark Cramer, CEO, had the following to offer: But no one has broken into the big leagues since 10-year-old Google. “You have to […]

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Tags: Media