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Metasearch Engine Mamma.com Unveils New Features Today
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Mamma.com Inc. (NASDAQ: MAMA).  Mamma.com, The Mother Of All Search Engines(R), announced today that it has enhanced its power search and applied search math functionality to the engine in an effort to supply more powerful search tools for its users. 
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Mamma.com now supports search math, a form of advanced operators used to refine a query with quotations, plus and minus signs. Specifically, quotations ensure exact phrase matches are returned, and plus/minus signs ensure search terms are included or excluded from the results, respectively. 

Additional features applied to the power search include:  

  • Customization of the description length of results
  • Query term highlighting (keywords typed into the search box will be found and highlighted in the results) 
  • Customization of the number of results per page (users can select the number of results they would like to see on a results page) 
  • Both the option to open results in a new window and query refinement remain available on the power search page.
  • The user interface of the power search page was also updated to create a better user experience.  The page was re-designed to help clarify search preferences, and make overall navigation easier. Similarly, the result pages produced by the power search have undergone an update and have been optimized to load faster. 

    "Our engine's support of search math and the launch of the enhanced power search symbolizes our strategy to push the current standard for metasearch," remarked President and CEO, Guy Faure
    "Mamma.com is one of the best metasearch engines on the web, and this puts us in a position to innovate and re-define the metasearch experience. We are aiming at improving the effectiveness of information retrieval on the Internet and today's news earmarks the start of our campaign." 

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