An early favorite, it is a hybridsearch engine developed by HotWired and Inktomi and now owned by Lycos. HotBot exploits NOW (Network Of Workstations) parallel computing technology to achieve scalable, supercomputer-class performance from clusters of reliable, commodity workstations and high-speed local area networks (LANs).
Sounds confusing? How about this: HotBot is an award-winning, brightly colored, sophisticated search engine with more than forty tools to help users better articulate their searches and get relevant search results quickly and easily. Check it out!