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Directories. Not bots, but general infromation
Finder Bots. Locate people or businesses
Mail Bots. Handling your email
Postal Bots. Look up ZIP codes
Telephone Directory Bots
Web Bots. Info about the WWW
Reticular Systems, Inc.
Auction Bots and Sites
INDEX OF AGENT
Searches auction lists for best prices by product category.
Bidder's Edge. Watches auctions and
specific items up for bid.
BidFind. Keyword search of web auctions.
CareerPath.com. Find a job, find an employee,
search company profiles.
Virtual Job Fair. Search for
companies, articles about job hunting, job fairs. From Westech.
charts and finincial news from CNN.
Discover Brokerage. Stock quotes.
EDGAR Online. SEC filings.
Hoover's Online. Company information.
INVESTools. Quotes and stock
information bot that finds information about publicly traded companies. EXCELLENT.
Market Guide. Stock quotes and
summarized financial data.
Free download of stock monitor from Neural Applications Corp.
NewsALERT. Quotes and most recent
news stories about companies.
NewsPage. Quotes and company news
from News Edge Corp.
Personal Stock Monitor. Free download
from DTLink Software.
Historicals from Intuit, Inc. based on S&P quotes.
Quote Server. Stock quotes
from CheckFree. Can request up to 5 quotes simultaneously
Stock and mutual fund quotes and charts.
Silicon Investor. Quotes,
charts and news stories.
StockAgent Pro. Free
download from Insanely Great Software.
StockMaster. Historical stock
quotes from StockMaster.com, Inc.
Stock Point. Stock quotes and analysis
Yahoo! Finance. Stock quotes and
iAtlas. Filter web
searches by business size and category.
Find high school classmates. Free registration required.
infospace. Web directory
Internet Address Finder. Find people by
email address or domain.
Finds people in communities on the Web.
Switchboard. Includes home page
Zip2. From AltaVista.
database. Links to 200 robots.
Family surname search.
Locates nearby businesses.
Mapquest. View maps of
any area in the U.S.
NASA Satellite Photos
Switchboard. Find businesses near a
messaging, people locator.
Very recent news stories selectable by date and region.
DigitalCity. Searches the country for news
about specific cities.
foxnews.com. Create your own newscast
from video clips.
HP Instant Delivery.
Examines the Web for stories of interest. Requires free download.
Los Angeles Times. Search by subject, keyword,
Morning Paper. Summarizes news from
different sources. Requires free download.
PR Newswire. Search capability by subject,
date, industry, keyword, company.
San Jose Mercury. Search by keyword, company
name, ticker symbol.
Code Lookup. U.S. Postal Service.
Compares 26 booksellers.
infospace. Price comparison bot.
PriceSCAN. Comparative pricing of
books, computers, electronics, movies, music, sporting goods and video games.
Price Watch. Computer hardware and
software and consumer electronics.
InferenceFind. Searches for websites
based on keywords.
Telephone Directory Bots
All-Internet Shopping Directory.
Poor search engine.
AltaMax Online Shopper.
Sort by price, product & vendor for a wide varity of products. Free trial
Auction Watchers. Searches
auction lists for best prices.
BizWeb. Guide to more
than 43,000 companies in 200 categories. Excellent search capability.
bottomdollar. Organized by
category, e.g. kitchen items.
Brandpoint. More than 500 retailers
of brand-name products.
buy.com. Shopping portal with price
BuyDirectory. Search in multiple
Buyers Index. Over 96 million
products from 13,000 websites.
CompareNet. Extensive search by brand name.
and auction of computer products by ZDnet.
CyberMall.com. Navigation to specilty
DealPilot. Books, music, movies.
Frictionless Value Shopper.
Allows specification of feature preferences.
KillerApp. Extensive computer
mySimon. Categorized keyword shopping
directory with "HaggleZone" for negotiating.
oneseek.com. Directory with
Planet Retail. Huge
priceline.com. You name your price
for home financing, new cars, hotel rooms and airline tickets.
sites offering products by category.
Shopfind. Locates by category sites
offering products online.
shopper.com. Limited primarily to
computers and consumer electronics. From CNET.
Parallel search for products. Requires free download.
Shopping.com. An AltaVista company.
Spree.com. 400,000 members receive cash
rebates on purchases.
StoreSearch. Products from 100,000
TechShopper. For technical
products. From CMP.
Top 10 Guide.
WebMarket. Performs price comparisons.
"thousands of stores, millions of products."
Includes reverse lookup.
AnyWho (AT&T) Includes reverse
BigBook. Nationwide Yellow Pages.
BigYellow. National Yellow Pages.
Requires state to be specified.
International directories from 40 countries.
Infobel. Yellow pages
from 182 countries!
Infospace. Personal search, Internet
search, shopping search.
Thomas Cook. Travel services;
Travelocity. Based on the SABRE
airline reservation system.
Channel. Forecasts, radar maps
FInd the sites that link to a given site.