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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Technorati is an Internet search engine for searching blogs, competing with Google, Yahoo, PubSub and IceRocket. As of April 2006, Technorati indexes over 34.5 million weblogs.
Technorati was founded by Dave Sifry and its headquarters are in San Francisco, California, USA. Tantek Çelik is the site's Chief Technologist.
Technorati uses and contributes to open source software . Technorati has an active developer community, many of them from open-source culture. Sifry is a major open-source advocate, who was one of three founders of LinuxCare and later of Wi-Fi access point software developer Sputnik. Technorati includes a public developer's wiki, where developers and contributors collaborate, as well as various open APIs.
Technorati won the SXSW 2006 awards for Best Technical Achievement and also Best of Show. It has also been nominated for a 2006 Webby award for Best Practices.