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AltaVista

(AltaVista Company, Palo Alto, CA) The first search engine to index every word on a page and provide a retrieval system to extract relevant information. Developed by Digital's Research Labs in Palo Alto in 1995, the AltaVista search engine was available in more than 25 languages in a variety of versions. In 2003, AltaVista was acquired by Overture, which was acquired by Yahoo later in the year. In 2011, the AltaVista search was redirected to Yahoo. See Web search engines and Overture.
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AltaVista first launched in December 1995 and became really popular for its ability to index significantly more websites -- about 20 million -- than any other search engine of the time.
Kevin Eyres, general manager of AltaVista, said that the company was concerned to learn of the block and that work is being carried out on how to provide an alternative method of accessing the site to Chinese Internet users.
Through its new AltaVista Shortcuts, AltaVista is making strides in revealing part of the Invisible Web to searchers.
The People Finder allows AltaVista users to search for people nationwide by entering their names or telephone numbers.
The move brings the number of AltaVista employees down to 600 worldwide.
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AltaVista has rolled out its new Advanced Search Center (http://www.