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a computer program that retrieves documents or files or data from a database or from a computer network (especially from the internet)

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Web searching services such as Alta Vista and Google are now everyday tools for information seeking.
We believe the future of Web searching is moving very quickly toward a collaborative approach, where Web users will help classify and reclassify the Web accurately -- tapping into people's knowledge is key, so that our whole community benefits and is better secured," Tuvey added.
Besides basic Web searching, visitors can search dedicated tabs for shopping, news, blogs, images, Wikipedia and gossip.
Today's news follows the announcement last week that Google received eight awards in the 4th Annual Search Engine Watch Awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in web searching.
The annual Search Engine Watch Awards recognize outstanding achievements in web searching.
Under the terms of the agreement, Northern Light has exclusive rights to the search engine category within QUALCOMM's Eudora email software -- an agreement that unites email and Web searching -- the top two reasons people log onto the Internet, according to a recent study by the Boston Consulting Group.