Karen Blakeman on August 30th, 2005

Tales from the Terminal Room, July/August 2005 – Issue No. 64 The latest issue of Tales from the Terminal Room is now available. This month we look at whether the Yahoo database really is larger than Google’s, try out Google Desktop 2 and there is a review of the new Alacra Store. I’m afraid that […]

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Karen Blakeman on August 25th, 2005

Google Desktop 2 has been launched with a new sidebar. I am not a great fan of Google Desktop – I actually use Yahoo Desktop – but decided to give this latest version a try. The good news is that indexing of secure web pages such as bank statements and of password protected documents is […]

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Karen Blakeman on August 25th, 2005

trovando – search different I picked this one up from Phil Bradley’s blog. Think of it as Turbscout with lots more search engines and lots more types of search. The search tools are organised under tabs such as Web, Images, Reference, News, Blogs etc. Click on a tab, enter your terms and click on each […]

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Karen Blakeman on August 25th, 2005

Alacra Store – The Premium Business Information Source ™ Alacra have launched a pay-per-view version of their priced service. Still in beta, it covers just 30 of the 100 or more databases available via the subscription service. Any half competent researcher should be able to find much of the company information in Alacra free on […]

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Karen Blakeman on August 18th, 2005

Our Property repackages Land Registry data and data from the Registrars of Scotland. It enables you to search for properties that have been sold since 2000 by street, town and postcode and displays the price that the property or properties were sold for. They now offer free sales alerts. You can monitor new sales at […]

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Karen Blakeman on August 4th, 2005

Gigablast Toolbar Gigablast is the latest search engine to launch a toolbar for your browser. At first glance it seems rather Spartan when compared with other toolbars such as Yahoo’s and Google’s but it does have two unique and very useful features: search the sites linked from the current page and search the sites in […]

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Karen Blakeman on August 4th, 2005

Dogpile Adds MSN Meta search tool Dogpile had added MSN to its collection of search engine. It now searches Google, Yahoo, Ask Jeeves and MSN all at the same time. You can compare three search tools at a time using Dogpile’s new Search Comparison and see how much overlap there is between them in the […]

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Karen Blakeman on August 3rd, 2005

Automotive Industry Information Sources I have just added a page listing some key resources in the automotive industry to the section on Industry Sectors on my web site. Once again, many thanks to Paul Pedley who supplied me a with a list of web sites to help me build up this section.

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Karen Blakeman on August 2nd, 2005

Aroq This is a gateway to Aroq’s four industry specific sites: just-drinks.com, just-food.com, just- auto.com and just-style.com. All four pull together news and market research in their particular sector. The market research comes from a wide range of suppliers and can be purchased online. The news is free and each of the sites have excellent […]

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