What’s the story?

Reading about Microsoft’s belated entry to grown-up web search the thing that struck me was actually how level the playing field is right now. According to Infoworld, search breaks down like this: Google: 34.7%. Yahoo: 31.9%. MSN: 16.3% and AOL (Time Warner): 9.4%. That leaves about 8% for the gaggle of ‘others’ (including the benighted Ask Jeeves). Hardly a one-horse race.

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  1. Yeah! I remember when Hotbot was THE search engine. Where is it now? I am a Google girl myself. Ask Jeeves sucks beyond all belief – it is like a be-alzheimered behemoth of all search engines. It should just be renamed Random Guess as that it what it is actually like!!

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