One year anniversary!

Yes, it has been a year since Copernic joined the PG Solutions, which is part of the N. Harris Computer Corporation.

The integration has been successfully completed and the evaluation of this Copernic milestone can be described as an overall success.

In reflecting on the one-year anniversary, Joël Villeneuve, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing had the following remark: With Copernic acquisition, PG Solutions added great products to its portfolio while getting introduced in a global market. Read more...

Where is search going?

With the amount of information created and saved every day, people need tools to organize their life. Currently, major search engines work mainly on ranking algorithms. What’s the goal of a search engine?

It is to provide users with the most relevant results for each searched terms.

Keyword-based search engine do work but up to a certain point. Read more...

Best Combination of Functionality, Speed, Ease of Use and Cost

For 2010, organizations are looking to invest in technologies yielding a strong positive Return On Investment. (ROI) Information management is a serious issue for many people and organizations. More and more information is gathered in the digital world and small and large corporations need to have fast, efficient, and reliable ways to manage, locate, and retrieve information. Read more...

Google going real-time

We’ve talked about real-time search engines in a previous post. Now, Google has announced that it will become one of the players with its own version of real-time search results which, I must admit, works pretty well. On the official Google blog, real-time results are said to be officially launched in the next few days. Read more...

Pixazza – what are your pictures worth?

Have you read about Pixazza?

Founded in 2008, the Google-backed picture-tagging tool offers an interesting way to advertise through online images. If this startup gets all the attention it is aiming for, online buyers will never browse the web the same way again.

How it works
Ever looked at an online image wondering how you could get your hands on the apparel that a celeb is wearing or on the fabulous furniture appearing on a great interior design site? Read more...

Stay up-to-date with real time search engines

Lately, I’ve been reading and testing out some of the most discussed real time search engines and for all those of you who wish to stay up-to-date with the latest hot topics, shared links or just what’s being said about your company or other subjects, I think these can be helpful. Read more...

Copernic on Radio Haute Résolution

On Tuesday this week, October 6th, Copernic was invited to appear on a radio show, called Radio Haute Résolution on XM Radio. This gave us the opportunity to do a little recap on the company history and discuss our latest product: myCopernic on the Go!. We were happy to learn that one of the hosts already uses myCopernic on the Go! Read more...

Microsoft Bing is gaining ground

As soon as your Web browser finishes loading bing.com’s home page, you are in front of a breath taking picture. Right away you’re thinking “wow, this is nice with the little popping facts here and there”. But let’s face it; it takes more than a pretty picture for a search engine to make even a dent out of Google’s popularity. Read more...

What is a meta-search engine?

Normally, by using a search engine, you expect all the relevant content to be shown to you quickly. But as the web gets bigger and there is an ever-growing number of web pages, search engines cannot index them all. One search engine can index and search a great deal of pages, but why not combine the power of all search engines and search an even greater number of pages? Read more...

The World of Semantic Search

As web searching evolves, companies are trying to overcome Google’s PageRank and developers around the world are starting to perfect semantic search. Some semantic search engines, such as Microsoft Bing and Yebol, have even started to pop up on the web and can be used for free.

Semantic searching is a process improving online searching by using data representing relations between concepts to disambiguate queries and web text and thus generate more relevant results. Read more...