openPR Logo
Press release

Successful launch of Swiss search engine Swisscows

08-08-2014 07:01 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: Hulbee AG

Egnach, 4.August 2014 – Developed by Swiss software company Hulbee AG, the Swisscows search engine has got off to an auspicious start. More than 1.5 million searches were carried out in Switzerland in the first three weeks, and an estimated 375,000 unique users used Swisscows during the first month. According to media reports, Swisscows was third in Google’s keyword list on the day it was launched, which clearly shows that users are very interested in alternative search engines.

“The access figures exceeded our expectations”, explains Hulbee founder and CEO Andreas Wiebe. He adds: “We received hundreds of e-mails containing positive feedback. Teachers are telling us that it is making access much easier for their students, while mobile phone users find searching with the data cloud very useful as it eradicates spelling errors.”

The Switzerland-based specialists in artificial intelligence at software company Hulbee AG have developed an alternative to existing search engines. Not only is it secure, but it is also more intelligent than existing search engines. Answers are delivered quickly because Swisscows is based on semantic data recognition and it also provides users with intuitive help in their searches. Swisscows shows the user a term cloud containing synonyms. A single click is often all it takes; mobile phone users do not have to type each word letter by letter.

Swisscows also has a unique approach to data recording and security. The servers are located in Switzerland, and user searches are not recorded or stored. The topics and questions searched for by users cannot therefore be used for any other business purposes. Swisscows is the efficient alternative for anyone who considers data security and privacy protection to be a priority.

Following the successful launch, the range of services provided by Swisscows is set to expand. An image search is due to be launched in September. Swisscows will also be rolled out in selected European countries over the coming months. Hulbee is currently in talks with a variety of companies and investors with a view to rapid expansion.

Swisscows.ch was developed by the software company Hulbee AG, which is based in Egnach (Thurgau) and was founded seven years ago by Andreas Wiebe. Hulbee is experienced in the fields of business intelligence, IT and corporate management. Its focus is on research and development and the efficient use of neural networks.
For more information, please visit www.swisscows.com and www.hulbee.com
Photos are available at: http://www.hulbee.com/presse/downloads/

About us:
Hulbee AG, based in Egnach/TG, specialises in in-house software solutions for use in the targeted search for business data. It also developed the Swiss price comparison site Kauftipp.ch, which helps consumers make the right choices in their purchase of some 15 million products. The company is also working on technologies to allow searches and evaluation of unstructured data in businesses. Hulbee employs 43 specialists in artificial intelligence.

Andreas Wiebe
Hulbee AG
Bucherstrasse 2, 9322 Egnach, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 (0) 716 667 931
E-mail: info@hulbee.com

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Successful launch of Swiss search engine Swisscows here

News-ID: 292848 • Views: 3433

More Releases from Hulbee AG

Hulbee AG wins BWRmed!a
Egnach, 07th May 2012 Within the scope of an innovative expansion of the company-wide web-search, BWRMed!a has integrated the technology of the Hulbee AG, which is listed on the Swiss stock exchange. BWRmed!a is a specialist publisher of the publishing house for the Deutsche Wirtschaft AG. By means of this new search technology, intuitive searching can be made possible. Companies with a multitude of information contents - but also e-commerce platforms

More Releases for Swiss

SOIL CONSERVATION WITH SWISS WOOD WOOL (Erosioncontrol)
The Swiss company Linder Suisse from Wattwil has been successfully manufacturing erosion control fleece made of wood wool for several years. This ecologically sound method of slope stabilization has already proven itself in numerous projects. What do a teddy bear, an Easter nest and a steep slope at the edge of a Toggenburg forest have in common? The businessman Thomas Wildberger solves the mystery: The link is wood wool, he
Maetrics launches Swiss seminar series
Maetrics, a global management consulting firm providing life sciences companies with deep quality, compliance, and regulatory solutions has launched a series of training seminars in Basel, Switzerland, as part of its new Seminars and Training Course offering for 2017. The new series of 4 training courses provides added service to client’s continental branches and further cements Maetrics’ position as a global partner. The Risk Management EN ISO14971 course will take place
Swiss B2C E-Commerce continues rapid growth
In its most recent “Switzerland B2C E-Commerce Report 2011” Hamburg-based market research firm yStats.com presents a detailed analysis of recent data on trends, revenue and market share figures, customers and competitors of the Swiss B2C E-Commerce market. In 2010, the Swiss online market increased its overall revenue. As clearly shown in the yStats.com report, the main reason for this growth is the increased average online spending of Swiss consumers. In 2010,
Swiss Luxury Resort Replaces EMC with NovaStor
To reduce the cost of securing its relevant computer systems, the Dolder Resort switches EMC Networker for NovaBACKUP DataCenter. Agoura Hills, CA, July 21, 2011 -- The Dolder Resort, which includes luxury hotel Dolder Grand, four-star hotel Dolder Waldhaus, and recreation facility Dolder Sports, replaces EMC Networker with NovaBACKUP DataCenter from data protection specialist, NovaStor. NovaStor's enterprise backup solution convinced the Dolder Resort with its ease-of-use which significantly reduced the effort
Switzerland Tour Packages, Swiss Tour Packages, Swiss Holidays Packages
Switzerland is a dream holidays destination located in the heart of Europe. Switzerland is visited by thousands and thousands of tourists from the entire corner of the globe because of its fresh natural beauty, breathtakingly beautiful snow-capped mountains, beautiful landscapes, splendid historical structures and enticing cities with magnetic attractions. Switzerland is the only place in the entire world that is genuinely called as “Paradise on Earth” and offer truly tremendous
Bradley Associates- Swiss Protects Secret Accounts
Bradley Associates, Swiss tell the US that it will not let UBS give out client data. (I-Newswire) July 28, 2009 - Switzerland government has said that it will stop any data from UBS being handed over to the American authorities. The Swiss are firm on the stance that no client data will be handed over to the US. UBS the wealth management giant was told by the courts to hand over