Wikipedia founder's Google rival to launch

时间:2019-03-01 01:02:01166网络整理admin

The open-source search engine backed by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales could go live as an early test version as soon as next week. Unlike Google, Search Wikia will not share search data with advertisers, nor invade privacy by storing users’ search terms. In a [email protected] project, 500 volunteers are running web-crawlers to compile Search Wikia’s web index, which so far totals 100 million pages. Jeremie Miller, the project’s technology chief, hopes an “alpha” version of the engine will be running by Christmas. As well as search, it will offer “wiki-style tools to improve search and basic social networking”,