Other Search Engines

  • DuckDuckGo Exceeds 10 Million Searches Per Day

    … DuckDuckGo is celebrating that fact that, for the first time ever, the privacy-focused search engine has exceeded more than 10 million searches per day. According to a recent interview with CNBC, DuckDuckGo’s popularity has grown 600% since new broke about NSA surveillance programs 2 years ago. In addition, PEW has recently reported…

    Matt Southern/ Search Engine Journal- 5 readers -
  • A Rundown of Apple’s New Search Features in iOS 9

    … search features included with iOS 9 Siri Suggestions The most prominant of the new features will be noticed when you attempt to access the former Spotlight search. Swiping right or dragging down on the home screen will lead you to the new search screen, simply titled ‘Search’ where you will be presented with apps, contacts and other things you…

    Matt Southern/ Search Engine Journal- 13 readers -
  • Wolfram Alpha Image Identify

    …Wolfram Alpha launched a fun new search tool this week at imageidentify.com. In short, you upload a photo and it returns back what it thinks it is, plus if it is able to do so, it might be incredibly precise and show you entity data around it... …

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Roundtable- 2 readers -
  • Baidu Dives into Indonesia After Pulling Out of Japan

    At the end of March, Baidu, the dominant Chinese search engine, quietly pulled out of Japan. The exit from the Japanese market was so quiet that it took a full month for anyone to even notice that the search engine part of the website had been shuttered. In an interview with TechinAsia, Baidu admitted that they hadn’t even updated their index since 2013.

    Eli Schwartz/ Search Engine Journal- 12 readers -
  • Haosou, The Other Chinese Search Engine

    … Even if China is not your target market for your search engine marketing, you probably have at least heard of Baidu as the number one search engine in China. But do you know there’s another locally grown search engine in China? It’s Haosou. While Baidu continues to keep their dominate position, it is also a fact that Haosou is rapidly growing its…

    Motoko Hunt/ The SEM Postin Paid Search- 21 readers -