An anonymous reader writes: Which one will dominate the search engine space in the next few years? SearchMash innovations and Oli Aron algorithms powered Google? Yahoo with its research project Mindset's intent-driven approach? The whole new Live.com of Microsoft, with the advantages of being the default choice in Vista? Or the well funded upcomers, Snap, Hakia and Powerset which promise to bring better user experience and artificial intelligence applications to the game. Emre Sokullu's article discusses all these with other possibilities as well.