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Exalead Takes OEM Approach to Enterprise Search to Compete with Google, Microsoft

Exalead, a challenger to Microsoft Fast, Google, Vivisimo and other providers of enterprise search engines, creates a version of its CloudView platform as an OEM product. Customers will be able to take CloudView and meld it into their existing infrastructure. OEM customers will also be able to set pricing and scale their enterprise applications on the platform. more ...

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Yahoo Turns on Wikipedia SearchMonkey App but Twitter Is the BOSS

Yahoo unleashes the SearchMonkey Wikipedia application, a Web service that augments Yahoo search results with Wikipedia articles. Will SearchMonkey, a jewel of application development for Yahoo, fall prey to new CEO Carol Bartz' plans for the search engine and Web service giant? Meanwhile, a Yahoo programmer builds TweetNews, a mashup of Yahoo news search results that leverages popular Twitter tweets. more ...

Scaling Apps on the Google App Engine

It's been almost a year since Google introduced the beta of its Google App Engine, and eWEEK Labs wants to see what applications have been built on the technology. While none have yet reached the size and power of Facebook or Twitter, some interesting tools have been built on Google App Engine, which shows promise as a viable platform for large Web-based applications. more ...