Entries from December 2008

Top 10 Alternative Search Engines for 2008!

December 19th, 2008 · No Comments

We are honored to announce that ReadWriteWeb has selected Surf Canyon as one of the Top Ten Alternative Search Engines for 2008! According to Charles Knight, Editor of AltSearchEngines: “… Surf Canyon understands implicitly what you are looking for.” “As evidence of just how much the landscape is changing, three of our top 10 products […]

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v2.0.0 – Welcome to my.SurfCanyon.com

December 9th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Today Surf Canyon released it’s most important update since originally launching in February – version 2.0.0. The introduction of my.SurfCanyon.com enables users to explicitly customize results on Google, Yahoo! and MSN Live Search by indicating domains that they prefer as well as those that they dislike. As a result, “preferred” domains will receive preferential treatment […]

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v2.0.0 Press Release

December 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Personalized Internet Search Gets Smarter Surf Canyon Version 2.0 Released OAKLAND, CALIF. December 9, 2008 – Today Surf Canyon released version 2.0 of its popular search enhancement application, which uses patents-pending technology to transform the standard, static search engine page into a collection of targeted results that dynamically respond to users’ actions in real time. […]

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Panel Participatation at Add-on-Con

December 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

On December 11th, Mike Wertheim, our Chief Architect, will be participating on the “Lessons learned developing add-ons for multiple platforms” panel at Add-on-Con, the first ever conference dedicated to the building and Marketing of Add-ons. Update (12/23/08) – Surf Canyon was happy to co-sponsor the after-party. Update (12/29/08) – The video of Mike Wertheim’s panel […]

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Evaluating Surf Canyon’s Technology (Part 2)

December 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

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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