InformationWeek reviewed Accoona, an alternative to Google search engine with some advance features such as Super Targeting and business information. InformationWeek concluded:


I’m all in favor of alternative search engines, especially ones that do their own Web crawling. However, if Accoona is going to really distinguish itself as a Google alternative, it has quite a bit of catch-up to do. For one thing, it’s going to have to take care of some serious formatting glitches — for example, when I changed my News search from Scott Joplin to CMP, the first line of the results listing stretched across the screen and pushed the SuperTarget boxes past the right margin. In addition, while the SuperTarget filtering is a nice start, it isn’t enough to motivate me — or, I suspect, a lot of other users — to switch.

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