Property website Nestoria is set to launch a version of its vertical search engine in Spain.
The release of Google Maps Mobile last week in the UK got a distinct lack of coverage, yet it is a tool that underpins the huge opportunities for local mobile search.
These are currently drastically under-exploited - indeed, local mobile search is where the real value of mobile search lies, i.e. search in relation to your physical location.
Google has announced some fairly dramatic steps aimed at reviving Froogle, its shopping comparison service, with a redesign of its user interface and a change of name.
The service now has a much more ‘it does what it says on the tin’ brand – Google Product Search – as well as a front end that the ad giant says will be simpler to use.
Property search engine
has landed a second round of financing from web investment fund
The move will see Hugo Burge, Howzat’s co-founder and vice chairman of price comparison site Cheapflights, joining Zoomf’s board.
Indeed.com aggregates millions of jobs every month, providing users with an comprehensive overview of the recruitment market.
Backed by the New York Times, the company has gone from strength to strength, and now indexes ads from more than 5,000 jobs boards.
I caught up with CEO Paul Forster to find out more about the company's progress to date, and plans for the future...
Polly Gowers is the managing director of Everyclick, the UK-based search engine which gives away half of its gross revenues to good causes. Launched last year, it syndicates search results from Ask.com and is being used by several charities as a fundraising tool.
We asked Polly a few questions about how the company has been able to influence users’ search habits, and how its new round of funding is going.
Nestoria is a property-focused vertical search engine based in the UK, founded by former engineers at Yahoo.
I talked to co-founder Ed Freyfogle to find out more about the site, the challenges of starting up in the UK and APIs...
is the CEO of San Francisco-based
- in our opinion, one of the best vertical search engines that we've seen.
Focusing on the US real estate market, the site indexes data from major brokers and agencies and displays it alongside other information such as area guides and heat maps.
We caught up with the ex-lastminute.com man when he was over in Oxford earlier this month….
Online marketing outfit
has bought UK-based shopping comparison network
in a £6.7m deal.
The move follows ValueClick’s acquisition of comparison shopping site PriceRunner.com two years ago and will see Shopping.net positioned alongside ValueClick Europe’s other online marketing services.
Yell.com has unveiled a major redesign of its site, incorporating enhanced search and mapping features.
The new mapping features allow users to plot a selection of local information onto any chosen location within the UK. For instance, if you have searched for a shop, Yell will display near-by cashpoints and parking spots.