Month: July 2013

Yahoo to shut down the internet’s 7,000th most popular website

On July 8, 2013 Yahoo will shut down the old-school search engine altavista.com. Yup, altavista.com. Memories of the late 1990s of when it was one of the top search engines. 1995: Founded at altavista.digital.com 1996: Became the exclusive provider of search results for Yahoo! 1997: Earned US$50 million in sponsorship revenue. 1998: AltaVista the first …

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