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  • And….Cuil Goes Offline

    The new Cuil search engine apparently got a bit more traffic than the team anticipated immediately after launch a couple of hours ago. Everyone is trying it out to decide for themselves how disruptive it may be to the old guard search guys. For now, you’ll have to wait, a message on the site says “We’ll be back soon…Due to overwhelming interest, our Cuil servers are running… Read More

  • Google Beats Cuil Hands Down In Size And Relevance, But That Isn't The Whole Story

    Google Beats Cuil Hands Down In Size And Relevance, But That Isn't The Whole Story

    Search engine Cuil launched earlier this evening, claiming a bigger index size (120 billion web pages) than Google or any other search engine. The pedigree of the founders and execs, which includes three ex senior Googlers, means the service will be compared to Google from day one. And the way they will be compared is index size and, more importantly, relevance/ranking of results. We’ve been… Read More

  • Cuil Exits Stealth Mode With A Massive Search Engine

    Cuil Exits Stealth Mode With A Massive Search Engine

    Menlo Park based Cuil will launch later this evening with an index of 120 billion web pages, making them arguably the most comprehensive search engine on the web (Google doesn’t disclose the size of their index, although they claim to know about a trillion unique web pages) (Update: see our very early testing here). They’ve also dropped one of the “l’s” from their… Read More