AltaVista gots a new look

Posted on Monday, Nov 11 2002 @ 05:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
By the way did anyone noticed that AltaVista gots a new look?
Some recent changes and new functions (according to AltaVista) :

  • Fresh, relevant results: AltaVista refreshes 50% of displayed results daily. Results include PDF files as well as Web pages, images, audio and video files.
  • More Precision query builder is available on all AltaVista sites.
  • AltaVista Prisma™, assisted search tool, is now available in Spanish, Italian, German, and French as well as English.
  • AltaVista News 2.0 contains new features, a news archive for English language international sources. A German version is now available.
  • AltaVista Shortcuts and AltaVista Shortcut Answers find results on Web pages that are usually invisible to search engines. (on the U.S. Site only)
  • Don't forget Babel Fish, AltaVista's translation feature
  • But I'll keep Google anyway...


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    Thomas De Maesschalck

    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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