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Local Search: The Consolidation Starts
Aptas, ISx, and YP Solutions merge
bakedjake

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Msg#: 114 posted 6:28 pm on Apr 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

Aptas, ISx and YP Solutions have come together to form Local Matters.

Aptas is a deep content organization company.

YP Solutions is a company that allows you to put yellow page directory data on the web.

ISx is a directory assistance company.

[localmatters.com...]

Their website is terrible, and is a bunch of marketing mumbo-jumbo that doesn't really say anything, so let me explain:

They've licensed FAST as a search solution, and IMHO, are looking to become a roll-your-own local search solution platform, similar to what Interchange did before it got out of the business.

They're now powering Dex online, the directory business of Qwest.

 

ncw164x

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Msg#: 114 posted 6:33 pm on Apr 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

Wow no expense spared on this site was there, pity they forgot to upload the hyperlinks to page two

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