Friday, July 14, 2006

Info About Italian Language Search Engines

(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: 2 September 2009)

Here are some links for
Italian language search engines:

In Italian Only, unless otherwise noted)
  • abcItaly – "Il primo Motore di ricerca e Premio Italiano in Internet dal 1996" – In Italian, English –Source: SEARCH ENGINES COLOSSUS
  • Alta Vista – " The Italian version of Alta Vista." – Source: Ciao * Italy
  • Arianna – "... furnished by internet service provider Italia On Line, was one of the first Italian search engines." – Source: Ciao * Italy
  • Excite Italia – The Italian version of Excite from the U.S., one of the most important search engines." – Source: Ciao * Italy
  • Furnishing Planet – " A search engine that specializes infurnishing links to sites in dedicated to home furnishings." – Source: Ciao * Italy
  • – "... offers a directory of many Italian companies' profiles and allows to select them by geographical area" – Source: Embassy of Italy in Nicosia
  • Katalogo (Kata Web) – "... is the search engine of Kata Web, the portal created by one of Italy's leading daily newspapers La Repubblica. Katalogo also offers shopping, chat, forums, the possibility to put your photographs on line, and videos." – Source: Ciao * Italy
  • Libero
  • Lycos Italia – "The granddaddy of search engines, which originated at Carnegie-Mellon University, Lycos has now arrived in Italy. " – Source: Ciao * Italy
  • – Yellow Pages – In English, French, German, Italian, Spanish – Source: Search Engines Worldwide
  • SuperEva – "A search engine as well as a portal and Internet Service Provider geared towards creating a community for women on the web offering chat, web space, email, and free access to Internet. Created by Dada, the first Internet provider in Florence. " – Source: Ciao * Italy
  • Il Trovatore – "Italian directory!" – Source: SEARCH ENGINES COLOSSUS
  • Virgilio – "... was the first Italian search engine. It now features a new aid to searching called "Amico" (friend) which works with Windows and can be downloaded from the site. It places a little magnifying glass on the monitor, and when it is placed over a word on Virgilio's web it will explore the links available for that word." – Source: Ciao * Italy
  • Yahoo Italia – "Jerry Yang and David Filo elaborated their personal bookmark lists while students at Stanford University in California, and Yahoo was born. What makes Yahoo different from automatic search engines is the editors who examine webs for suitability and catalog them subjectively." – Source: Ciao * Italy
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That's it for Friday, 14 July 2006: venerdì, 14 luglio 2006.

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