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Mobile search is an evolving branch of information retrieval services that is centered around the convergence of mobile platforms and mobile phones and other mobile devices. Web search engine ability in a mobile form allows users to find mobile content on websites which are available to mobile devices on mobile networks. As this happens mobile content shows a media shift toward mobile multimedia. Simply put, mobile search is not just a spatial shift of PC web search to mobile equipment, but is witnessing more of treelike branching into specialized segments of mobile broadband and mobile content, both of which show a fast-paced evolution.This book is your ultimate resource for Mobile Search. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know.In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Mobile Search right away, covering: Mobile search, Decision engine, Internet search engines and libraries, Personalized search, Search-based application, SeatGeek, Web search engine, List of search engines, 123people, A9.com, Accoona, Alexa Internet, Aliweb, Alleba, AlltheWeb, AltaVista, Anchor text, Animedia, Ansearch, Archie search engine, Ask.com, AskMeNow, Aspseek, Astalavista.box.sk, Audio search engine, Baidu, BASE (search engine), Become.com, Best of the Web Directory, Bing (search engine), Bing Entertainment, Bing Images, Bioinformatic Harvester, BizShark, Blekko, Blingo, Boogami, BotSeer, Brainboost, BTDigg, Bullseye by Intelliseek, Business.com, Carrot2, CastTV, ChaCha (search engine), ChemRefer, ChemXSeer, Citebase, CiteSeer, CiteSeerX, Clusty, Codase, Comfibook, Convera Corporation, Copernic, Crawljax, Cuil, DataparkSearch, DeeperWeb, Diplomacy Monitor, DiscoverEd, Distributed search engine, Divvio, Dogpile, DoGreatGood, Domania, DotBot, DuckDuckGo, EB-eye, Ecocho, Ecosia, Egothor, ElgooG, Empas, Everyclick, EWatch, Ex.plode.us, Exalead, Excite, Fabasoft Mindbreeze, FAROO, Fashion Net, Favored placement, FilesTube, Finday, FoodPair, Forestle, GazoPa, GenieKnows, GetApp.com, Ginio, Global Change Master Directory, Globrix, GoHook, Goo (search engine), GoodSearch, Google Search, Google search features, Google SearchWiki, Google Shell, GoPubMed, Grantsmart, Greenpilot, Grepcode, Groovle, Groxis, Grub (search engine), Guruji.com, Hakia, Harvester42, Heritage Microfilm, HighBeam Research, HotBot, Human search engine, IFACnet, Image meta search, Imense, ImHalal, Inbenta, Info.com, Informedia Digital Library, Infoseek, InfoSpace, InfoTrac, Inktomi, Istorez, ISYS Search Software, Itpints, IWon, Ixquick, JExamples, Judy's Book, Jughead (search engine), JumpStation, Jumptap, Kaltix, Kartoo, KidRex, Know Your Law, Kost.si, Krugle, LawMoose, LeapFish, Leit.is, Lexxe, List of academic databases and search engines, Local search (Internet), Lycos, MagPortal, Mahalo.com, Mail Online, Maktoob, Masterseek, Merobase, MetaCrawler, MetaLib, Metasearch engine, Methabot, Microsoft Pinpoint, MnoGoSearch, MozDex, Ms. Dewey, Multisearch, Munax, Myriad Search, Najdi.si, Nate, Naver, Nestoria, Neuroscience Information Framework, Newslookup, NewspaperARCHIVE.com, NexTag, Nextbio, Northern Light Group, NOZA, Inc., Nutch, O'Reilly Labs Code Search, Omgili, Onkosh, OOplala, Open Text Corporation, OpenFTS, OpenSearch, Organic search engine, Pakrise, PeekYou, PeerPong, Picollator, Picsearch, Pikimal, Pimp My Search, Pixsta, Podscope, Polycola, Pongr, Powerset (company), ProQuest NewsStand, Q-go, Quaero, Quepasa, Qwiki, Rambler (portal), Rectifi, Reegle, Rollyo, Rome2rio, RushmoreDrive, SAPO (company), Schoolr, Science.gov, Sciencenet, ScientificCommons...and much moreThis book explains in-depth the real drivers and workings of Mobile Search. It reduces the risk of your technology, time and resources investment decisions by enabling you to compare your understanding of Mobile Search with the objectivity of experienced professionals.