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Came Out Ask Jeeves

  1. Daily SearchCast, June 13, 2006: Google Still A Tech Company, Says Schmdit; Google Earth Gets New Features; GBuy To Take On eBay's PayPay?; eBay Takes On AdSense; Yahoo Answerers In Times Square

    Ask Jeeves bought Direct Hit, making the original group involved with it a good chunk of money. Hit came along at the same time (see Counting Clicks and Looking at Links from me in 1998). Microsoft, Yahoo, Ask and possibly Google are looking to...

  2. Bush Administration Demands Search Data; Google Says No; AOL, MSN & Yahoo Said Yes

    If they didn't get a request, as with Ask Jeeves, they'd say so (and probably breathe a sigh of relief that they didn't get one). The government didn't ask for the "bad" sites or sites that were linked with any particular activity.

  3. Search Marketing's About People and Principles, Not Just Algorithms, Part 2

    Ask Jeeves launches Web Answers in the UK. And friendly rivalries have emerged amongst search engines; for example, the cheeky SERP "never run out of beer" that came up on Yahoo Search in summer 2004 in response to the query "SES party rule #1.

  4. Web Search History: Before Google Answers and Yahoo Answers There Was "Answer Point" From Ask Jeeves

    It was called Answer Point and came from Ask Jeeves. The service had its own logo and used the slogan: "The Ask Jeeves Answer Point is the place where you can ask and answer questions. Postscipt: Well, it seems the Jim Lanzone from Ask Jeeves reads...

  5. Buys "Answer Extraction" Engine Brainboost for $4 Million in Cash and Some Shares of Restricted Stock

    Postscript: Ask Jeeves in July launched Web Answers that mines or extracts the open web for "answers" in real-time. Here are a few sample questions that came to mind in the past five minutes (literally), remember results may vary: