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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 Jun. 28, 2013

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AltaVista

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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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.

Nov. 22, 2004

3 stars Editors' rating Nov. 22, 2004

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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 Feb. 6, 2014

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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 Dec. 17, 2012

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Meet Yahoo's new (interim) CEO, Ross Levinsohn

Newly named to helm the troubled Internet pioneer, Levinsohn has a long history with Fox and other Big Media outlets, and most recently headed up Yahoo's global advertising business.

By May. 13, 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 Sep. 5, 2012

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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 Jun. 28, 2013

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About Last Night: An evening hours app to go with your nightcap

Where's the hottest night action in town? That was the entrepreneurial question for a couple of brothers whose father happens to also be a high-profile Google exec.

By May. 22, 2012

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From coal to biomass for some Virginia power

Dominion Virginia Power makes a deal with biomass manufacturer Enviva as the energy company converts a few coal power plants to burn wood pellets.

By Oct. 19, 2011