Hotbot uses Google for your search results on the web.
HotBot was one of the first Internet search engines. Hotbot was founded in May 1996, a service for readers of the online edition of Wired magazine.

HotBot is based originally on the crawler of the Inktomi Corporation. Hotbot was the market leader among search engines. It was the main competetor to Altavista and was also one of the most popular search engines.

HotBot uses today that Google’s search engine crawlers. You can use to perform a web search.