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Finding stuff online: 20 years of innovative searc...
<h2>AltaVista (1995)</h2><br><br>AltaVista began as a Web search project of Digital Equipment Corporation. It became the most popular Web-crawling search engine of the mid- to late 1990s, retaining that throne until Google usurped it a few years later. <br><br>In 1996, Yahoo began using AltaVista to power its Web search results. Once renowned for its streamlined interface, AV rapidly began losing market share around 1999 when it adopted a cluttered "portal" style.
Finding stuff online: 20 years of innovative search engines