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A website that specialized in product ratings and information. Founded in 1995 as Deja News, the site was initially created to archive and search Usenet discussions. In 1999, it rebranded itself as a product decision-making site with consumer opinions and reviews and product comparisons. In 2000, eBay's acquired the consumer service, and Google acquired the Usenet archive in 2001.
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a leading search engine and index, acquired Dejanews.
Deja, formerly DejaNews, provided a convenient way to browse and post Usenet messages without having to configure a news-reading client.
Those adhering to the "something is better than nothing" school of thought note that Deja has been moving away from its origins as DejaNews.
And if, in a moment of youthful enthusiasm, I once posted intemperate comments to an Internet newsgroup, those comments are likely to be recorded on a Web service such as Dejanews, where anyone can retrieve them years later simply by typing my name into a popular search engine.
If you want access via a roundabout route - and this applies even on a home PC, where you don't want to configure Outlook Express or similar newsgroup access software - simply visit DejaNews, which is a web-based interface to newsgroups.
The 16 search engines used are AltaVista, DejaNews, Excite, Galaxy, GoTo, HotBot, LookSmart, Lycos, Magellan, Northern Light, PlanetSearch, search.
Dejanews also has a profile feature that allows one to retrieve a list of all messages posted by an individual.
You can get to them through the Web via a specialised searcher DejaNews, at http://www.
DejaNews, the most popular of these search engines, boasts a two-year archive of everything ever written in the Usenet newsgroups.
A taxpayer with a mission, Wickham began his news-gathering hobby after using a search tool called DejaNews to analyze what state workers were doing during their office time online (wrww.
An important note is that newsgroups largely gather opinions rather than factual data, and a posting you make to an electronic bulletin board on the Net is subject to location through DejaNews or AltaVista literally by anyone else - a prospective employer, reporter or the subject of your discussion.
Four other search engines, DejaNews, Galaxy, LookUP, and Open Text, exhibited a significant decline (P [less than] 0.