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Type of site
Web search engine
Available inMultilingual
OwnerHulbee AG
Created byAndreas Wiebe
Alexa rankNegative increase235,796 (May 2019) ([1]
Increase160,724 (May 2019) ([2]
LaunchedJune 26, 2014; 5 years ago (2014-06-26)
Current statusOnline

Swisscows is a web search engine launched in 2014, a project of Hulbee AG, a company based in Egnach, Switzerland.[3][4]

The search engine is based on semantic data recognition that give faster "answers" to queries. In addition, Swisscows does not store users' data.[5][6] Swisscows also deems itself "family-friendly", with explicit results entirely omitted.[7] The website's servers are based in underground data centers under the Swiss Alps.[8]

Swisscows uses Bing for web search, but has also built its own index for the German language edition.[9] It also has shopping search, music search (powered by SoundCloud), and a language translator powered by Yandex.

As of 2018, there are 20 million monthly search queries, according to Hulbee CEO, Andreas Wiebe.[10]

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  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
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