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NY Times: Web Search Technology Receives Financial Injection

Smart Browsing is a newer feature of Netscape and Internet
Explorer. It allows you to type in a description of the web site
you want to visit, and the browser will decide your destination URL
for you. InterNIC is now getting into the game, offering a
third-party “Smart Browsing” solution.

“In an intensifying competition to make it easier for Internet
surfers to find Web sites, the dominant registrar of domain names
on Wednesday announced it has invested in a startup company that
makes it possible to find corporate sites and products simply by
typing their names into a browser.”

“The investment underscores the efforts of Network Solutions to
reposition itself once domain name registration is opened up to
competition.”


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