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A hail and farewell to AltaVista

It once was the best of the bunch, in the era before Internet search meant Google and three guys named Moe. Ancient history by now.

By June 28, 2013


Alta Devices lifts curtain on high-efficiency solar cell

The key to boosting solar cell efficiency is capturing light emitted by solar cells themselves, according to stealthy solar start-up Alta Devices.

By June 20, 2011


AltaVista Toolbar

AltaVista's toolbar gets the job done, but it does little to stand out from the crowd and is marred by some clunky features. We recommend a more feature-rich toolbar, such as Yahoo's.

November 22, 2004

3 stars Editors' rating November 22, 2004

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Geothermal start-up AltaRock suspends drilling

AltaRock Energy is one of a few companies pursuing enhanced geothermal systems, a technology that holds lots of promise but has raised concerns about safety.

By September 3, 2009


The 404 258: Where we know how to get to Chad's Gap from the bottom of Alta

Listen in for a story about Jeff's brother's upchuck reflex to The 404, a magical iPhone application, our best Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker impressions, and more!

By January 14, 2009


RFID, Alta, and change

Alta, which has perhaps seen less change than any other American ski resort of comparable stature, has implemented a nifty RFID-based lift ticket this season.

By March 14, 2008


Skiing Alta in two feet of freshies


By January 22, 2008


Off-topic: Alta, flush with snow


By December 25, 2007



This search engine warhorse offers above-average audio and video searches, but Yahoo boasts the same features--and more.

May 9, 2005

2.5 stars Editors' rating May 9, 2005

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Ep. 1295: Where we telegraph it in

The Internet claims another victim today as Google closes Reader, Yahoo will stop supporting Alta Vista sites, and India will no longer allow the delivery of telegraphs. This and more on today's 404 episode!

By July 1, 2013