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Bill Slawski / SEO by the Sea:
Google Acquires Cuil Patent Applications   —  According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) assigment database, Google has acquired the pending patent applications of one time search rival Cuil, touted when launched as a potential Google Killer.
Feb 20, 2012, 12:45 PMIn context
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Cuil Goes Down, And We Hear It's Down For Good   —  Cuil, the much maligned search engine that at one time had hopes of toppling Google, has gone offline.  And from what we hear from former employees, it's not just a temporary outage, it may be done for good.
Sep 17, 2010, 9:30 PMIn context
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Cuil Failed at Search, Now Fails to Copy Wikipedia   —  During the rise of the Beat movement in the 1950s and '60s, avant-garde writer William S. Burroughs developed a process he called the “cut up” technique, in which he would literally cut out sentences and passages from poems, stories and books …
Apr 13, 2010, 1:55 AMIn context
David Talbot / Technology Review:
Searching Facebook More Intimately   —  Cuil indexes your Facebook network and produces results based on your social connections.  —  In the search industry's push to mine online social networks for improved results, the search engine Cuil has become the first to index information from your Facebook friends.
Dec 1, 2009, 12:00 PMIn context
David Talbot / Technology Review:
Cuil Tries to Rise Again   —  Last year's “Google-killer” plans a comeback with social search.  —  One year ago, the search engine Cuil exploded on the launchpad.  Hyped as a “Google-killer,” the site stumbled as its servers crashed and its algorithms spat out irrelevant search results.
Jul 22, 2009, 1:25 AMIn context
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Search Engine Wolfram Alpha Launches With Big Dreams And No Chance   —  Another next-generation search engine launches.  It looks more differentiated than the much-ado-about-nothing known as Cuil, but that's not saying much.  —  Our prediction: Wolfram Alpha (terrible name) …
May 18, 2009, 11:05 AMIn context
Therese Poletti / MarketWatch:
Inaptly-named Cuil has disappeared from view   —  Commentary: Search startup may end up fizzling  —  SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Remember Cuil, the Silicon Valley startup that was going to challenge Google Inc. as the world's leading search engine?  —  Apparently not many people do.
Apr 23, 2009, 6:35 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Cuil Launches Timeline To Search Results   —  The Cuil Blog announced that for some queries, they will show a timeline box on the right column.  For searches such as Abraham Lincoln, Alan Turing, Michael Jordan, Great Depression, Madison Square Garden and others, you may get a timeline.
Apr 1, 2009, 8:00 PMIn context
Vince / Cuil Blog:
Rolling out a new look   —  Cuil is all about innovative techniques to bring you the information you are searching for and our user interface has always been an important part of this.  Right from the start we've used what we call the “magazine” layout — sorting results into two or three columns allowing …
Mar 4, 2009, 3:25 AMIn context
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Cuil Fail: Traffic Nearly Hits Rock Bottom   —  Remember the ill-fated Google-killer Cuil?  Named ‘Cuill’ and very much in stealth mode for the first part of the year, they finally emerged end of July 2008 with a ‘massive’ search engine that would rival the most popular search engines …
Dec 27, 2008, 12:05 PMIn context

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