Wowd Ups Its Real-Time Search Game
Feb 12, 2010, 23:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)
"Does the world need another search engine? For most users
comfortable with market leader Google or one of its two closest
competitors, Yahoo and Microsoft Bing, the answer is probably
"But that isn't deterring startup Wowd, which believes it offers
enough new innovation and value to attract users.
""There's a real opportunity with real-time results and we think
we're solving a different problem than Google," Wowd CEO Mark
Drummond told InternetNews.com. "What we're offering is a real-time
directory of what's popular on the Web right now on a planetary
scale, literally covering trillions of URLs."
"Wowd launched last fall and has just released a second version
that lets users capture and organize much more of the so-called
real-time Web content available on social networks such as Facebook