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Reading Reddit posts on Neeva just got easier (ft. Neeva AI)

Reading Reddit posts on Neeva just got easier (ft. Neeva AI)

The Neeva Team on 11/21/22
Introducing Reddit Summarization, a new feature built around making Reddit posts easier to read and saving users time.
Neeva Partners with Dashlane for a more Secure Online Experience

Neeva Partners with Dashlane for a more Secure Online Experience

The Neeva Team on 11/09/22
Today, we’re excited to announce our partnership with premier password manager Dashlane, the simple solution for protecting all your data.
Introducing Bias Buster

Introducing Bias Buster

The Neeva Team on 11/02/22
Bias Buster is a unique way to see news across the political spectrum.
Searching for Travel Just Got Easier and Much More Visual!

Searching for Travel Just Got Easier and Much More Visual!

The Neeva Team on 10/24/22
Introducing a richer, full page experience for travel queries.
Neeva Premium Now Available in the UK, France, and Germany

Neeva Premium Now Available in the UK, France, and Germany

The Neeva Team on 10/18/22
Users in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany now have access to LastPass Premium Password Manager and Bitdefender Premium VPN, unlimited searches, additional connected apps, and more.
Neeva Launches in Europe

Neeva Launches in Europe

The Neeva Team on 10/05/22
Gaining 600K+ users in less than 12 months, Neeva brings its platform to the United Kingdom, Germany, and France to give users control over sources, and deliver honest results.
State-of-the-art Query2Query Similarity

State-of-the-art Query2Query Similarity

Rahil Bathwal and Rajhans Samdani on 09/22/22
We define the problem of web query similarity and train a transformer model to embed queries using web data. Our model beats large OpenAI embedding models significantly while many orders of magnitude faster and cheaper.
Open sourcing our Android browser built with Jetpack and Compose

Open sourcing our Android browser built with Jetpack and Compose

The Neeva Team on 09/19/22
We open sourced our iOS browser and now we are taking the next step by open sourcing our Android browser as well.
Contextual Synonyms

Contextual Synonyms

Daniela Gottesman and Rajhans Samdani on 09/07/22
This post is about a novel synonymy relationship which we find can fix a severe flaw in query expansion.
Neeva Expands Community Content in Search Results to StackOverflow, StackExchange, and Quora

Neeva Expands Community Content in Search Results to StackOverflow, StackExchange, and Quora

The Neeva Team on 08/25/22
We believe traditional search engines have long ignored these sources at the expense of results pages. Today we are expanding our efforts to combat this problem by highlighting content from additional community content sources including Quora, StackOverflow, and StackExchange.
Building a New Mobile Browser for Android

Building a New Mobile Browser for Android

The Neeva Team on 08/18/22
In this post we want to share a bit about the complexity and challenges we had to overcome along with the technology and the process that have gone into building this new browser for Android.
Google v. Reddit, Where Does Content Reign Supreme?

Google v. Reddit, Where Does Content Reign Supreme?

The Neeva Team on 08/17/22
By now you’ve probably heard about or read the viral post that “Google search is dying.” And that among many things, including increasing ad-load and SEO spam, the search giant’s experience is ever deteriorating.
Neeva App Now Available for Android

Neeva App Now Available for Android

The Neeva Team on 08/15/22
Today, Neeva announced its latest app is now available for Android, bringing users its industry leading ad-free, private search that puts users in control of real, high quality, trustworthy results.
Neeva App Adds One-Touch Community Content

Neeva App Adds One-Touch Community Content

The Neeva Team on 08/02/22
When you tap the Neeva logo on our iOS app and pull up our NeevaScope feature, you will start seeing results from community forums like Reddit as a companion to the website you’re on.
Neeva Query Result Rating Instructions for Technical Queries

Neeva Query Result Rating Instructions for Technical Queries

The Neeva Team on 07/27/22
Human raters play a critical role in evaluating the accuracy of search results.
Introducing Neeva Onebox, community content at your fingertips

Introducing Neeva Onebox, community content at your fingertips

The Neeva Team on 07/26/22
Onebox makes community generated content easy to access, read, and search
Neeva + The Browser Company Partner for Search and Browsing

Neeva + The Browser Company Partner for Search and Browsing

The Neeva Team on 07/19/22
Neeva Now an Option for Default Search in Arc
Neeva iOS Browser Adds Cookie Pop-up Suppressor

Neeva iOS Browser Adds Cookie Pop-up Suppressor

The Neeva Team on 06/23/22
Neeva’s iOS app now includes Cookie Cutter enabling users to automatically decline non-essential cookies preempting the annoying consent pop-ups.
Quicklinks: Adding Community Forums such as Reddit and HackerNews to Neeva’s Search Results

Quicklinks: Adding Community Forums such as Reddit and HackerNews to Neeva’s Search Results

The Neeva Team on 06/16/22
Starting today, when you search on Neeva, you will see “Quicklinks” and deeper discussions in community forums such as Reddit and HackerNews, as well as useful articles with further information to augment your results and support your search journey.
Introducing Ad Blocker for Neeva’s iOS Browser

Introducing Ad Blocker for Neeva’s iOS Browser

The Neeva Team on 06/15/22
By popular demand, we launched an optional ad blocker for the Neeva iOS mobile browser.
[Op-Ed] With Google dominating search, the internet needs crawl neutrality

[Op-Ed] With Google dominating search, the internet needs crawl neutrality

Vivek Raghunathan and Asim Shankar on 06/13/22
The web is hostile to upstart search engine crawlers, and most websites only allow Google’s crawler.
Batter Up! New Major League Baseball Experience

Batter Up! New Major League Baseball Experience

The Neeva Team on 06/11/22
Introducing our MLB full page experience.
Neeva Browser for iOS is now fully open source

Neeva Browser for iOS is now fully open source

Darin Fisher and Yusuf Ozuysal on 03/16/22
We are delighted to announce that the Neeva Browser for iOS is now fully open source.
Introducing NeevaScope

Introducing NeevaScope

The Neeva Team on 03/11/22
Today, Neeva is introducing NeevaScope, which like FastTap Search is another search feature that builds upon our commitment to completely reimagine the search experience, putting you at the center of everything we do.
Bringing Transparency to Web3: Neeva.xyz, the Web3 Search Engine

Bringing Transparency to Web3: Neeva.xyz, the Web3 Search Engine

The Neeva Team on 03/10/22
Neeva.xyz is an experiment bringing the same user-first ethos of Neeva search to web3. We realized there is limited access to fast, reliable blockchain data along with the context needed to interpret it.
Introducing Cookie Cutter by Neeva - a free Chrome browser extension that eliminates annoying cookie consent pop-ups

Introducing Cookie Cutter by Neeva - a free Chrome browser extension that eliminates annoying cookie consent pop-ups

The Neeva Team on 03/03/22
Cookie Cutter is a new addition to the Neeva product family, focused entirely on delivering a private and secure online experience, built entirely around the customer.
Neeva Premium Membership Now Includes LastPass Premium Bundle and Bitdefender Premium VPN – Best in Class Privacy Solutions

Neeva Premium Membership Now Includes LastPass Premium Bundle and Bitdefender Premium VPN – Best in Class Privacy Solutions

The Neeva Team on 03/02/22
Neeva Premium membership now comes with the paid version of both Bitdefender’s ultra fast Premium VPN (Virtual Private Network) and LastPass’ Premium password manager.
Introducing Neeva Free Basic and Neeva Premium

Introducing Neeva Free Basic and Neeva Premium

The Neeva Team on 01/12/22
Neeva now offers two membership plans, Neeva Free Basic, a free and full-featured option, and Neeva Premium, an unlimited version with additional benefits for a low monthly fee.
Neeva Now Available on Ratio, the Homescreen App from Blloc

Neeva Now Available on Ratio, the Homescreen App from Blloc

The Neeva Team on 11/17/21
Neeva is now available as a default search engine option on Ratio, the homescreen app from Blloc that helps consumers focus on what matters.
Neeva Named one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2021

Neeva Named one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2021

The Neeva Team on 11/10/21
Time's annual list highlights the 100 Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and even a bit more fun. We are thrilled to be recognized for our work to transform search, and to create a better internet experience for consumers.
My Neeva Internship

My Neeva Internship

Deepayan Patra on 10/20/21
I'm Deepayan, one of the Neevlets from the 2021 intern class. I welcome you to learn more about Neeva through my internship reflections and hope you find my perspective useful!
Neeva Continues Growth, Welcomes Steven Shure as Chief Business Officer

Neeva Continues Growth, Welcomes Steven Shure as Chief Business Officer

Sridhar Ramaswamy and Vivek Raghunathan on 10/14/21
We are delighted to welcome Steven Shure to the Neeva team. Steven played a pivotal role in building and running Amazon Prime and oversaw Amazon’s Worldwide Consumer Marketing organization for over a decade. At Neeva, Steven will serve as Chief Business Officer, overseeing all business operations.
Neeva Introduces First-of-its-Kind Feature, “FastTap Search” for a Faster Search Experience

Neeva Introduces First-of-its-Kind Feature, “FastTap Search” for a Faster Search Experience

The Neeva Team on 10/13/21
Consumers can simply type what they are looking for straight into the Neeva App URL and immediately surface the most relevant links to the top results/websites -- skipping the need to visit a search results page entirely.
Neeva Now Available as Integrated Search Option in Vivaldi, a Private, Customizable Browser

Neeva Now Available as Integrated Search Option in Vivaldi, a Private, Customizable Browser

The Neeva Team on 09/15/21
We’re excited to announce our partnership with Vivaldi, the private, customizable web browser built with flexibility in mind. Now, Neeva is available to Vivaldi users as an option to be the default search engine.
Neeva Announces Public Availability of its Ads Free, Private Search Engine

Neeva Announces Public Availability of its Ads Free, Private Search Engine

The Neeva Team on 06/29/21
Today, we are pleased to announce the availability of our ad-free, private subscription search engine in the United States.
Neeva to Provide Integrated Search Option in Puma Browser, a Privacy-focused Browser

Neeva to Provide Integrated Search Option in Puma Browser, a Privacy-focused Browser

The Neeva Team on 06/24/21
We are pleased to announce our partnership with Puma Browser. Puma will feature Neeva as a default search option integrated into its browser.
Supporting Humanity's Curiosity with Quality Content

Supporting Humanity's Curiosity with Quality Content

The Neeva Team on 06/03/21
We are announcing a paradigm shift to rewarding content creators for the value they bring to the users of search. We are committing to share at least 20% of our topline revenue with content creator partners when their content is used to directly answer a Neeva customer’s query.
It’s time for the next evolution of search

It’s time for the next evolution of search

Margo Georgiadis on 05/10/21
Neeva is a part of the next generation of digital platforms that are focused on solving the problems of today and in the future with each of us - the customer - at the center.
The need for privacy-first service providers

The need for privacy-first service providers

Carl Lischeske, Sridhar Ramaswamy and Avi Fein on 04/22/21
We can’t build privacy-first products without service providers that do the same. Make it easier for us to find and buy solutions that take privacy seriously. Respecting user privacy is something all of us should embrace.
Neeva and Botify Partner to Help You Discover Fresh, Relevant Content

Neeva and Botify Partner to Help You Discover Fresh, Relevant Content

The Neeva Team on 04/13/21
Together, Botify and Neeva can make sure creators put their best content forward on every search.
Building a KG on the Cheap

Building a KG on the Cheap

Nathan Wiegand, Sizhu Cheng, Max Allen and Brandon Chong on 04/05/21
Search engines stopped being just about 10 blue links a long time ago. One of the core features that people have come to depend on is rich knowledge cards that show information about people, places, and things.
Changing Engines Mid-Flight: Neeva’s Switch to SSR

Changing Engines Mid-Flight: Neeva’s Switch to SSR

Rajaram Gaunker, Todd Wang, Carl Lischeske and Seth Li on 03/31/21
By allowing the initial rendering to happen in parallel with client application parsing and rendering, we had significantly improved the end-to-end time. Overall, the transition to SSR was very successful, and we finished the project in about six weeks without other developers having to stop releasing features.
Neeva Makes Progress in Reimagining Search

Neeva Makes Progress in Reimagining Search

Sridhar Ramaswamy on 03/08/21
The Neeva team is excited to announce that three technology pioneers are joining our team and that we've raised an additional $40 million Series B funding round to accelerate our work. With this funding, we can continue to make great strides towards building an ad-free, private search engine focused on you -- the customer.
Why repealing Section 230 is not enough

Why repealing Section 230 is not enough

Sridhar Ramaswamy on 10/26/20
There has been a lot of talk about repealing Section 230. With some merit, Section 230(c)(1) has been called "the twenty-six words that created the Internet." (This law was passed in 1996; talk about prescience!) Simply put, it allowed for digital platforms to host user content without being responsible for what the content said. While there has been clarification and litigation, the essence has stood the test of time.
What is the future of search?

What is the future of search?

Sridhar Ramaswamy on 07/07/20
We were overwhelmed and humbled by the response to the announcement of Neeva. Tens of thousands of users signed up to join our waitlist and wrote in so many reasons why they were excited to use Neeva. Thank you all for the feedback!
A new way to search that works just for you

A new way to search that works just for you

Sridhar Ramaswamy on 06/22/20
Finding information that is important to us—weather, jobs, sports, that strange headache symptom—is a basic and deeply personal human need. In less than twenty years, we’ve gone from looking up information in encyclopedias to being able to find almost anything with a tap on our phone!