Entries from July 2009

v3.0.0 – Not only the Journey, but the Destination

July 30th, 2009 · No Comments

We’re thrilled to announce the release of v3.0.0! Just shy of two months since our last release, this new version offers some considerable enhancement and major new functionality: As reported by Anthony Ha at VentureBeat, we have “resurrected” our destination search engine, located at search.SurfCanyon.com. Not only are searchers now able to test the technology […]

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Selected for Oral Presentation at SIGIR ’09

July 15th, 2009 · 7 Comments

On the heals of being mentioned in Professor Marti Hearst’s new book, we’re thrilled to announce that the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval has selected Surf Canyon to present at SIGIR 2009. Considered one of the most important conferences in the field of information retrieval, the event will be in […]

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“Search User Interfaces” Mention

July 13th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Marti Hearst, Professor in the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley, who previously appraised Surf Canyon in a Technology Review article, recently released her new book, Search User Interfaces. In her sweeping review of the state of the art of search interface design, based on both academic research and deployment in commercial […]

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All Corners of the Globe

July 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Over the past few months there has been considerable discussion regarding Surf Canyon everywhere from Bengaluru to Sarawa, which we’d like to recap. Wesley Fok with The Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest-circulation national newspaper, added Surf Canyon to his short list of “key free apps:”  ”Surf Canyon works on Google, Yahoo and Bing, so no […]

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