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Wikipedia Founder To Launch Wikiasari Search Engine Early 2007
Founder of Wikipedia plans search engine to rival Google by The Times unveils a new search engine named Wikiasari. The new search engine has investment backing from Amazon and others of over $4 million in capital. The “exclusive screen capture” Techcrunch has nothing to do with this new engine, according to the Wikia group. But this search engine seems to be based on community involvement. With a provisional launch in the first quarter of 2007, it will be interesting to see how quickly a search engine with real community trust evolves.
What makes this engine different?
“Essentially, if you consider one of the basic tasks of a search engine, it is to make a decision: ‘this page is good, this page sucks’,