Ever feel the need to search Google and Yahoo! at the same time? A new site from IdeaLabz and the Toll Free Yellow Pages lets you do just that, delivering search results from Google and Yahoo! in split-screen format. Despite the companies’ claims, SearchBoth.com isn’t the first site to marry the web’s two most popular search …
"Ever feel the need to search Google and Yahoo! at the same time?"
About as often as I feel the need to pour camel urine in my tea, actually.
Google's ads (aka "sponsored links") are easy to identify and easy to ignore. Yahoo's ads are pervasive, and disguised - and their search engine is prone to delivery of more irrelevant results than relevant.
In the past I used Dogpile, but I've found in recent years that Google gives me what I need with a minimum of fuss and very little "hey, buy this" crap, so I've switched to a direct Google search. It was Google results I always used from Dogpile anyway. I've simply cut out the middleman.
It's true, as well you know, you sneeks, that Google do Yahoo's search results. So searching on yahoo is just like searching on google.
This is no longer true. In around 2004 Yahoo bought Overture who owned AllTheWeb and Altavista and also bought Inktomi incorporated their results as well as the Yahoo Bots to scour the Internet.