Move Over Big G…Here Comes….

…Empower. This is getting old, but I did predict it…. First line of the release: "Move over, Google … a new player is giving you a run for your high-speed money." The claims continue: "The service, built on a platform that produces results almost four times faster than Yahoo.com, 11…

Empower. This is getting old, but I did predict it….

First line of the release:

“Move over, Google … a new player is giving you a run for your high-speed money.”

The claims continue: “The service, built on a platform that produces results almost four times faster than Yahoo.com, 11 times faster than Overture.com, and edges out Google.com on momentum, prides itself on both speed and variation of results.”

If “variation” = “terrible” then they’ve succeeded….the engine looks to be entirely driven by pay-for-play.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

3 thoughts on “Move Over Big G…Here Comes….”

  1. Holy cats, is it bad… I queried on “embassy” (I own embassy.org, and it, and several similar pan-embassy-community sites always come up in any competent search engine’s top results) and got a mere 11 hits, about half of which related to Embassy Suites hotels.

    Move over, Google… someone cut a ripe one, and you don’t want to be anywhere in the vicinity!

  2. What a waste of space !

    Looking for our company name or anything useful gives a null result. Somebody should tell them that they’re rubbish !

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