I would have to agree that Amazon has been all over the map with their search intentions. If anyone can figure this out, more power to ya!
Manber will become Google’s vice president of engineering after he leaves A9 at the end of the week. His departure from Amazon was announced late Tuesday. A9 is a general Web search site, like the more popular Google or Yahoo, and it powers the Web search and site search on Amazon.com.
“Losing the person who is the head of their operations just diminishes credibility for their search and puts a larger question mark behind what they are doing,” said Danny Sullivan, editor of Search Engine Watch. “Overall, the move is not a good sign for their search prospects.”
Manber could not be reached for comment. [Read the rest]