Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Nov 2012 00:20 UTC
Internet & Networking "Not far from Valley Forge, around the corner from Bravo Pizza, up the road from Paoli Auto Body, there is an odd-looking office building that resembles a stone castle. An eye doctor is on the first floor. On the second floor is a search engine. The proprietor of the search engine is Gabriel Weinberg, who is 33. A few years ago, when Weinberg told his wife about his new business idea - pitting him against more established outfits such as Google and Bing - he admits that she briefly thought he was nuts." What a success story.
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by azrael29a on Mon 12th Nov 2012 17:24 UTC
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"Weinberg is plugging away. He’s working on improvements to his site’s crafty !bang searches. Typing “Michael Rosenwald !washingtonpost” into DuckDuckGo instantly searches The Post’s search engine for Michael Rosenwald. The same principle applies if you type “comic books !amazon” or “meningitis !NIH.” Weinberg has a hard time believing Google would ever allow users to easily search another Web site and then leave directly from its homepage."
I guess he never heard that Google also has a web browser that allows the user to do exactly the same thing, without going to any search site before that.
Firefox and Opera have a similar option.
With this trend, using standalone search engine websites will go the way of the dinosaur.

Edited 2012-11-12 17:24 UTC

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