Cuil Fail: Traffic Nearly Hits Rock Bottom

<img src="" alt="" />Remember the ill-fated Google-killer <a href="">Cuil</a>? Named 'Cuill' and very much in stealth mode for

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

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 siz

Stealth Search Engine Blekko Gets Money From Marc Andreessen, SoftTech

2008 is the year of the search engine startup. Hot on the heels of Powerset’s partial launch earlier this week, stealth search engine Blekko (no logo, no website, just this and, apparently, some

Cuill Secures $25M More For Next Generation Search

Cuill, a stealth search engine company we first covered in September, has raised $25M in a Series B round led by Madrone Capital Partners and joined by Tugboat Ventures and Greylock Partners. Not a wh

Powerset Will Launch In Coming Weeks

San Francisco based Powerset will be publicly launching a long-awaited beta version of the service in the coming weeks, the company told me yesterday. They are working on a new kind of search engine t

The Next Google Search Challenger: Blekko

Rich Skrenta, who created the first computer virus (Elk Cloner), co-founded the Open Directory Project, and co-founded online news site Topix, may have bitten off the biggest challenge of his career &

Greylock Partners Invests In Stealth Search Engine Cuill

We got (at least) one thing wrong when we wrote about super-stealth search startup Cuill last week. We said we believed the company self funded after searching for venture capital. But we now have it

Cuill: Super Stealth Search Engine; Google Has Definitely Noticed

The murmurs about new stealth search engine Cuill (pronounced “cool”), which were barely a whisper earlier this year, are gaining strength and are starting to reverberate through Silicon V