All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘YaCy’

Follow-Up: Gerloff Chimes in on YaCy

This morning we ran a story on a new free search engine, YaCy. YaCy has no web portal like that of traditional search engines, instead it relies on users to download a peer-to-peer software client, which crawls the web from users’ computers, and indexes sites they visit. In the course of preparing that story, I sent a requests for comment …

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A Google Alternative? YaCy May Offer a Challenge

Google has long held near-undisputed hegemony in the lucrative arena of web search. Repeated challenges from Yahoo!, Bing, and others have met with limited success at best. So successful has Google been, in fact, that they have broadened the scope of their product far beyond search, creating or buying a variety of products ranging from email to phone services to …

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