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Top 10 Search Engines In The World


top 10 search engines in the world

A web search engine is also known as an internet search engine. It is designed in such a way that it provides us with a platform to search a query or worldwide web in a systematic way. A search engine shows these search results in a line of results. These results are known as SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages). These search results pages show the information in the form of images, articles, videos and research papers etc. A search engine uses algorithms or web crawlers to show information. When we are going to find any kind of information on the internet, we have to use these search engines. There are different mathematical formulas of all the search engines for showing results. There are unique algorithms of all the search engines. It means that if a web page has top ranking in Google, it is not necessary that it should also have a top ranking in the Bing or Yahoo search engine. Another essential fact about these search engines is that they keep on changing in their algorithms constantly. There are lots of search engines are available that are helpful for us to search for data on the internet. Here, we will provide a list of top 10 search engines in the world.


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Top 10 Search Engines In The World

Google

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I think I don’t need to introduce Google with you. Its reason is that Google is the most famous search engine all around the world. Google search engine is in the first place in the search engines list. Google is dominating in all around the world in all the devices like desktop, mobile and tablet. The most essential thing that makes Google the best search engine is that it is providing the best search results and queries to its users. If we take an overview of the worldwide market share of different search engines, we come to know that the market share of Google is in between 81.5% to 92.5%. In order to show the best search queries to the users, it is using sophisticated algorithms. The founders of Google Larry Page and Sergey Brin have brought an idea for showing search results in Google. According to their concept, the websites that are referenced by other websites are more legitimate than others. Therefore, these websites deserve better ranking in the search results. Some essential facts about this search engine are given below;
    1)    According to HubSpot and Internet Live Stats, the estimated search queries per second are 70,000 on Google. It means that there are almost 5.8 billion search queries on Google and annually, there are 2 trillion search queries on Google.
    2)    According to Google search engine stats, 15% searches on Google are those searches that are not seen ever before on the Google.
    3)    According to Backlinko, Google checks almost 200 different factors of a website before showing it in the best results for the users.
    4)    According to the report of Statista, almost 63% search queries on Google are made through mobiles.
    5)    It is estimated that Google’s ad revenue in 2018 was almost $116 billion.
    6)    In the second quarter of 2019, almost 93% of search queries in the US are made through Google search engine.

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Bing

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Bing is an essential search engine and it is a product of Bing. Microsoft is working hard on this search engine but they are still not able to attract the users that Bing is also a reliable search engine just like Google. As it is the product of Microsoft, therefore, it is the default search engine in the Windows PCs. Despite this support of Microsoft, Bing is not able to increase its market share from 6%. The market share of Bing search engine is in between 2.34% to 5.29%. If you don’t like Google search engine and if you are looking for an alternative of the Google search engine, Bing is the best choice for you.

Yahoo

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Most of the internet users are well aware of Yahoo because it is one of the best email providers for users. On the basis of the market share, it is also holding third place in the list of top search engines. The average market share of this search engine is in between 1.64% to 2.04%. Yahoo search engine is gaining lots of support from Mozilla Firefox. Its reason is that it is the default program in the Mozilla Firefox. The web portal of Yahoo is very popular among the people. That’s why according to Alexa, it is at the 11th position regarding the most visited websites in all around the world.

Baidu

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Baidu is also an essential search engine and it is the product of China. It was founded in 2000 and due to its familiarity among the users, it has become the fourth most popular search engine. The most interesting fact about Baidu is that it has become the most popular search engine in China. According to Wikipedia, Baidu is serving billions of search queries to the people. As a content creator, if you want to rank your post on the Baidu, you will have to spend more efforts on SEO than Google. The global market share of this search engine is just 0.92%. Anyhow, the most important fact about this search engine is that almost 90% of Chinese are using Baidu for their search queries.

Yandex.ru

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According to Alexa, Yandex is one of the most popular websites on the internet. On the basis of search results for this website, this website is positioned at the 30th position in Alexa ranking. On the other hand, it is also known as the most popular website in Russia and in Russia, its Alexa rank is 4. The most interesting fact about Yandex is that it is the most popular search engine in Russia. Its reason is that its market share in Russia is almost 65%. Anyhow, if we take an overview of its global market share, we come to know that it has very little market share. It means that the market share of Yandex is just 0.47% to 0.83%.

DuckDuckGo

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The average searches of a day on this search engine are 47 million. In spite of these 47 million searches, the average market share of this essential software is just below 0.5%. This essential search engine doesn’t have its own algorithms like Google and Bing. Therefore, in order to show results against any query, it has to depend on other search engines. Anyhow, the most interesting thing about this search engine is that it has a very clean interface and it is not loaded with enough ads like Google.

Ask.com

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Ask.com is basically a question answers website. On this website, users can post their questions and interesting people can provide the best answers to these questions. Anyhow, this essential website has also the functionality of a search engine. That’s why it has also a 0.42% market share of the search queries.

AOL.com

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In the past, this search engine was very famous among the users. Anyhow, during recent years, it has lost its reputation but it is still able to manage its place in the top 10 most famous search engines. Its reason is that the net market share of traffic of this search engine is 0.05%.

WolframAlpha

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The functionality of this search engine is different from other search engines. Its reason is that this search engine is famous among the researchers as a computational search engine. It means that with the help of this essential search engine, it is possible for the users to get information about different facts and numbers about different topics. The users are also using it in order to do lots of calculations. This search engine uses lots of assumptions in order to make these kinds of calculations for the users.

Internet Archive

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The functionality of this search engine is also different from other kinds of search engines. Its reason is that with the help of this search engine, it is possible for the users to get an idea about the complete history of a website. This search engine has the ability to provide a complete history of a website like its domain and website look from 1996 to now.

Difference Between Software And Hardware


As we know that this is an era of computer and technology. Therefore, all computer users have to come across terms of hardware and software. When we think about hardware and software, different questions come to our minds like ‘What is the relation between software and hardware?’ and ‘What is the difference between software and hardware?’ etc. Hardware and software are two major components of a computer. Here, we will discuss the difference between hardware and software.


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What is the hardware?

The physical part of a computer system that we can touch is known as hardware. All the computer systems require hardware for their existence. Some essential examples of computer hardware are CPU, Mouse and Keyboard etc.

What is software?

A collection of instructions, procedures and documents that are required to run different functions of a computer is known as software. Like computer hardware, we can’t touch computer software. Some essential examples of computer software are MS Word, PowerPoint, Google Chrome and Excel etc.


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Difference between software and hardware

After getting an idea about the basic definitions of computer hardware and software, we are in a better position to understand the differences between software and hardware of the computer. Their differences along with the basis of differentiation are explained below;

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Difference between definitions of software and hardware

difference between definitions of hardware and software

Hardware

Hardware refers to all the physical and tangible parts of a computer. These parts of the computer are helpful for us to store information and to execute the software.

Software

A collection of programs, documents and codes that are required to interact with the computer systems is known as software. Generally, it is a program that is required for a computer system to perform different kinds of tasks.

Difference between the development of software and hardware

Difference between the development of software and hardware

Hardware

It is possible for us to develop computer hardware with the help of electronic components and other materials.

Software

We can develop computer software with the help of a computer programming language. For this reason, we have to develop computer software by writing instructions in the programming language.

Difference between types of software and hardware

Difference between types of software and hardware

Hardware

There are different kinds of computer hardware like input devices (devices that are used to enter data into computer system like Mouse, Keyboard and Scanner etc), output devices (devices that are used to show output on the computer system like monitor, speaker and printer etc), control devices, processing unit and storage devices etc.

Software

Like hardware, there are also different kinds of computer software like programming software (that is helpful for the developers to develop other software and computer applications), system software (system software is required to run computer hardware and applications) and application software (it is a program or a set of programs that are designed for the end-users) etc.

Difference between the functionality of software and hardware

Hardware

The main function of computer hardware is to provide a platform for the operation of computer software.

Software

The main function of computer software is to enable the computer user to perform different tasks with the help of computer software.

Replacement

While using computer software and hardware, there is a possibility that it may be damaged. Under such a situation, we can repair computer software and hardware in the following ways;

Hardware

If computer hardware is damaged, it is necessary for us to replace it with a new one.

Software

We can easily replace computer software just by reinstalling it.

Difference between examples of software and hardware

Difference between examples of software and hardware

Hardware

The main examples of computer hardware are CPU, Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, Speaker and Printer etc.

Software

The main examples of computer software are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Windows, MS Office and Google Apps etc.

Manufacturing and development

Hardware

Computer hardware is manufactured.

Software

Computer software is developed and engineered by software engineers.

Difference between the nature of software and hardware

Hardware

The nature of computer hardware is tangible and physical.

Software

The nature of computer software is non-tangible and logical.

Difference between inter-dependency of software and hardware

Software and hardware depend upon each other in the following ways;

Hardware

If we want to start the functionality of computer hardware, it is necessary for us to load computer software correctly on it.

Software

If we want to operate specific computer software, it is also necessary for us to install that software on specific hardware.

Difference between wear and tear of software and hardware

Hardware

Over time, the performance of computer hardware depreciates.

Software

There will be no chance in depreciation of the computer software over time. Anyhow, if you are using specific computer software constantly for a long period of time, there is a possibility that there may appear bugs in this software.

Virus attacks

There is also the different impact of the virus attacks on hardware and software.

Hardware

There is no direct impact of the virus attacks on computer hardware.

Software

These virus attacks can last direct impacts on computer software programs and applications.

Difference between the transformation of hardware and software

Hardware

It is not possible for us to transfer computer hardware from one place to another place in the form of electrical signals.

Software

It is possible for us to transfer computer software from one place to another place in the form of electrical signals.
After understanding the main difference between hardware and software, it is also necessary for you to get answers to the following questions.

How do hardware and software work together?


Computer hardware and computer software depend upon each other. Anyhow, it is possible for us to run computer hardware without computer software but we can’t run computer software without computer hardware. For example, if you have a video game in the form of computer software, you can’t operate it without computer hardware. Its reason is that for the operation of the computer software there requires memory, processors, video cards and sound cards etc.