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 twoyearold 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 spamfree 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 spamlike websites, specially...