Source Pravda.Ru

New Yahoo search engine

Yahoo, in a fierce market battle with web search leader Google, has rolled out a test version of its search service that helps users personalise results.

Called "My Yahoo Search" , the test service aims to help users better find, manage and share search engine results. Among other things, the &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/cis/2000/11/24/1093.html ' target=_blank>new service enables users to save web pages that they can later search or share with friends. The service also enables users to block "search spam," or certain search results that the user doesn't deem valuable, wrote New Zealand Herald.

According to the eWeek News, the public preview of MSN's upcoming search engine is back, this time with a Web index about five times fatter and reworked relevancy algorithms.

&to=http:// english.pravda.ru/science/19/94/379/13643_computer.html ' target=_blank>Microsoft Corp.'s Internet division launched the second preview on Monday for the United States and plans to expand it to a total of 29 markets in 12 languages by Thursday, an MSN official confirmed.