Free RSS News Feeds, Free Custom RSS News Feeds – Moreover Technologies Moreover now allows you to set up your own feed and alerts. Previously, only pre-defined RSS feeds were available free of charge.
Acronyma Claims to be the largest database of acronyms and abbreviations on the web with over 471000 acronyms. Acronymfinder.com appears to have more definitions (it claims to have 2,020,000) and sorts the definitions into categories, for example Science and Medicine, Slang and Chat. Acronyma returned fewer results with my test searches but as well as [...]
Yahoo to the Max is a new book from Ran Hock that tells you all there is to know about Yahoo together with recommended strategies for getting the best out of the service. I sometimes suspect that Ran knows more about Yahoo than Yahoo themselves!
AskOxford: Collective Terms for Animals A useful section of the Oxford Dictionaries site for settling arguments and checking your pub quiz Q&A. We were having a heated discussion regarding the correct collective noun for a group of hippopotamuses. Yes, sad, isn’t it? We had a laptop and mobile coms but a Google search came up [...]
Zephyr M&A coverage increased Bureau van Dijk’s M&A database, Zephyr, has been increased to more than 300,000 deals. Zephyr contains information on M&A, IPO and private equity deals and includes company financials. In addition to current deal information, historical deal information has been added for Asia and other regions. There is now five years of [...]
Yagoohoogle, mentioned in a posting on April 7th, has becomeTwingine. Same features (compares Google and Yahoo side by side) but the title and URL are much easier to remember!
EEVL Xtra A new service from EEVL that helps you find articles, key websites, books, the latest industry news, job announcements, ejournals, eprints, technical reports, and the latest research in engineering, mathematics, and computing. EEVL Xtra searches databases and resources that most search engines miss.
Subject Finder. I found this site via the Internet Resources Newsletter: Issue 129 http://www.hw.ac.uk/libwww/irn/irn129/irn129.html “Subject Finder is developed by Teum Teklehaimanot to help students, teachers and lecturers find educational websites easily without being overwhelmed with a huge number of search results. It is designed to search only educational websites which contain tutorials, learning and teaching [...]
Official Find – The Official-Site Searcher This site claims to make it easier to find the official web sites of top brands and companies. Type in your brand name or company into the search box and you should find the official site at the top or in the top 5-10 search results. For major brands [...]