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LookSmart Renews AltaVista, Expands MSN Deals
gopi




msg:478944
 4:53 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

Read this story in internetnews.com

[internetnews.com...]

 

Napoleon




msg:478945
 5:00 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

Pity.... it was a good day until this point.

Still - I suppose you could argue that L$ and MSN deserve each other. Hopefully they will sink together.

jatar_k




msg:478946
 5:05 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

anyone have any idea where the L$ small business listings show up?

MSN is so murky. They should just make deals with google and yahoo too. Why leave anyone out. I get a lot of traffic from them but, WOW, they have garbage results. All of the non tech people I know despise their search, they are always asking me what site they should use.

JamesR




msg:478947
 11:10 pm on Sep 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

Sounds like they are doing everything they can to survive. I wonder what kind of revenue MSN and Alta are getting from it?

Stock creeps over $1, wow, 52 week low of .31 about a year ago. Surprised they weren't delisted from the NASDAQ....maybe that is on par for that index :)

mr_dredd2




msg:478948
 8:21 am on Sep 20, 2002 (gmt 0)

yeah, i'll be interested to see where else looksmart listings are going to appear.

so, does this mean that inktomi are carrying on with msn?

Tor




msg:478949
 8:34 am on Sep 20, 2002 (gmt 0)

so, does this mean that inktomi are carrying on with msn?

No, that is a totally separate deal that is been negotiated with several different suppliers. A conclusion should be reached quite soon.

rfgdxm1




msg:478950
 10:17 am on Sep 20, 2002 (gmt 0)

>Stock creeps over $1, wow, 52 week low of .31 about a year ago. Surprised they weren't delisted from the NASDAQ....maybe that is on par for that index

Looksmart has a market capitalizaton of over 100 million shares, which means they are worth a tenth of a billion bucks. That ain't chicken feed.

kris




msg:478951
 9:00 pm on Sep 20, 2002 (gmt 0)

That aint chicken feed

Neither is $100 million ;)

lgn




msg:478952
 3:27 am on Sep 21, 2002 (gmt 0)

Looksmart worth $100 million. Who's doing the
accounting? Arthur-Anderson.

chadandrew




msg:478953
 5:36 am on Sep 21, 2002 (gmt 0)

LookSmart would be a good stock to short, if they're valued that high. That's a joke!

[edited by: Laisha at 12:14 pm (utc) on Sep. 21, 2002]
[edit reason] Changed derogatory term to "LookSmart" [/edit]

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