Apple has launched a service that could put it on the map with the likes of Google, Microsoft Bing and Yahoo Search.
Yes, the Cupertino company has launched its own search engine and service.
It is called Applebot. Bots is short for Robots, and is a common term given to search engine’s web crawlers, which ranks web pages, and displays them on the search results. Surely you don’t need a description about how Google works, do you?
Ironically though the name Applebot, sounds very similar to Google’s Android which is also a name for robot. Apple is reportedly using the Applebot web crawler for two of its products: Siri, the personal digital [...]