Tuesday, July 29, 2008


Started by ex-Google employees, today’s site competes with the search engine giant and claims to even outdo it. Cuil, pronounced as as ‘cool’, boasts of a search index that spans 120 billion Web pages. The interface is also different from Google: Instead of a vertical stack of results, hits are displayed in two or three columns, accompanied by photos. And yes, to protect privacy, Cuil will not be retaining information about a user’s search history or surfing patterns.

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