Blekko

  • New search engine 'Izik' tailors its results for tablets January 5, 2013

    San Francisco: The makers of Blekko believe they've built a great alternative to Google, but they're also realistic. They know their two-year-old Internet search engine won't ever supplant Google as the most popular place to search on laptop and desktop computers. But Web surfing on tablet computers is a different matter,...
  • Russia's Yandex invests $15 million in Blekko September 30, 2011

    b>San Francisco: Blekko, a Silicon Valley startup trying to build a spam-free search engine, is getting some love from Russia. Yandex, the most popular search engine in Russia, is expressing its affinity with a $15 million investment in Blekko and a commitment to share some of its computing power and other...
  • Blekko: search engine with a human touch November 1, 2010

    San Francisco: A small Silicon Valley company with some big name backers has released a test version of a new search engine that the company says has a key ingredient that is missing from Google, the human touch. According to Blekko, the Web has increasingly become saturated with spam-like websites, specially...