Cuil may never beat Google, but at least it can try.
New Google challenger is plagued by its own unique architecture of specialized indexing computers, which is struggling amid unexpectedly high launch-day traffic.
A new search tool launches Cuil launches Monday with 120 billion pages indexed, well over the 40 billion Google reportedly has.
So far, Cuil, a new search engine, is off to a bumpy start. But this is not your usual start-up, and expectations are sky-high. CNET News' Rafe Needleman and Charles Cooper explain why in today's Daily Debrief.
Webware 100 Editors' Choice: Cuil & Mobile.Me
Does the web help reading or hinder it? No one seems to be sure.
The last seven pending patent applications of the defunct Google challenger focus mostly on search interfaces.
You cannot truly succeed if you do not embrace failure, says Silicon Valley VC icon.
At the Web 2.0 Summit, the quintessential rapper, fashion icon, and occasional Web entrepreneur launches WIREDoo--a search engine that offers "deep search."
People use the search champion out of habit, so competitors that want to displace Google need to feed customers a different way of thinking and behaving.