Amazon to Take Searches on Web to a New Depth

September 15, 2004 | Source: New York Times, a start-up owned by, plans an advanced technology that the company says will take searches beyond mere retrieval of Web pages to let users more fully manage the information they find.

The new service, launched Tuesday night, offers users the ability to store and edit bookmarks on an central server computer, keep track of each link clicked on previous visits to a Web page, and even make personal “diary” notes on those pages for viewing on subsequent visits.