The Dogpile search engine uses metasearch technology, which saves time by gathering and compiling results from various search engines. Dogpile claims that the search results are more complete than what other search engines can provide.
The Dogpile search engine looks at results from various search engines, decides which are the most relevant, eliminates duplicates and returns the results to the user. The metasearch technology gathers information from top search engines, such as Google and Yahoo. The name "Dogpile" was inspired by a rugby term, describing members of a team coming together in a pile on top of each other. The name speaks to how the search engine brings various results together.