StartPage was initially developed as the Ixquick search engine by David Bodnick and launched in 1998. In 2000, Ixquick was purchased by the Dutch corporation Surfboard Holding BV. The search engine StartPage was released... More »

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As of February 2015, DuckDuckGo, Google Scholar, Mahalo and Dogpile are all lesser-known search engines that work well. A few other lesser-known search engines include Yippy, Webopedia and The Internet Archive. Most use ... More »

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The basic types of search engines include: Web crawlers, meta, directories and hybrids. Within these basic types, there are many different methods used to retrieve information. Some common search engines include Google, ... More »

To use the Wall Street Journal's basic search engine, simply type your search terms or keywords into the engine, and then click on the Search button. The website then pulls up a list of relevant articles and blog hits fo... More »

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To change a search engine on Google Chrome, go to Options, click the drop-down menu next to Manage search engines, select your preferred search engine from the provided list, and then click Make default. Different browse... More »

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Mamma Metasearch is a search engine that acquires information from up to a dozen Internet directories and search engines. The source of the search result appears in square brackets beneath the text. A ranking and voting ... More »

Although websites have used tactics such as keyword stuffing and link spamming to boost ratings in the past, search engine algorithm updates now require relevant, specific, evergreen and original content to show up high ... More »

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