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altavista

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AltaVista

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

By May 9, 2005

2.5 stars Editors' rating May 9, 2005

This free service is available from the vendor's Web site.

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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

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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.

By November 22, 2004

3 stars Editors' rating November 22, 2004

This free service is available from the vendor's Web site.

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Take a trip down memory lane to Google's first data center

Google's eighth employee, Urs Hölzle, shares his experiences at the company's first data center, back when it was less a data center and more a tiny closet surrounded by competitors.

By February 6, 2014

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Google celebrates 15 years of its biggest product: You

Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?

By September 26, 2013

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Off with their heads: Yahoo issues list of nixed projects

A dozen projects -- including blast from the past Alta Vista -- are getting tossed aside as the company says it needs to make choices to create "beautiful products that are essential" to users.

By June 28, 2013

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Why startups shouldn't be afraid of Facebook cloning them

It takes a lot more than a clone to take out a scrappy startup with dedication to its vision.

By December 24, 2012

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Help curate The Big Internet Museum

New crowdsourced online museum pays tribute to the pioneers who made the Internet what it is today. Remember Usenet and Numa Numa Guy?

By December 17, 2012

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Why Google 'vertical' search shouldn't face antitrust action

commentary One of the areas where Google has attracted antitrust attention is "vertical" search. There are good reasons why it shouldn't be hindered from offering this.

By November 19, 2012

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Technology vs. traction: The two types of startups

Make sure you have defensible technology or user traction before you go to your next VC meeting.

By September 5, 2012