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Ask Jeeves Buys Tukaroo Their tech. allows consumers to quickly search for e-mails, etc christopher w msg:31756 12:52 pm on Jun 9, 2004 (gmt 0) From today's WSJ:
Ask Jeeves Inc. plans to announce Wednesday that it has acquired the assets of Tukaroo Inc., a closely-held San Jose, Calif. startup developing specialized search software....
The acquisition is significant because it gives Ask Jeeves technology to allow consumers to quickly search for e-mails and files on their computers' hard drives.
Tor msg:31757 1:30 pm on Jun 9, 2004 (gmt 0)
Do you have a link to this article? creative craig msg:31758 1:35 pm on Jun 9, 2004 (gmt 0)
For WSJ you need to sign up to view the article, but there is a mention of it on their site. Chndru msg:31759 1:40 pm on Jun 9, 2004 (gmt 0)
You can try this, too. [ ...] news.google.com
A powerful feature found in Tukaroo software is called Smart-Ads(TM). Using Smart-Ads partners allow their users to learn about and shop for products and services. Users are offered non-intrusive but relevant content and advertising that they actually need and want. [ ...] rednova.com christopher w msg:31760 2:08 pm on Jun 9, 2004 (gmt 0)
I have a copy of the article - if you want it sticky me and I will send it back. rustybrick msg:31761 3:19 pm on Jun 9, 2004 (gmt 0)
From Ask's Web site:
...] irconnect.com christopher w msg:31762 7:48 pm on Jun 9, 2004 (gmt 0)
Interesting how their entire site seems to either be down - or Ask took it down.. grandpa msg:31763 4:32 am on Jun 10, 2004 (gmt 0)
They probably just folded it into their search results, causing the site to naturally disappear.