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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...]

Also,
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.

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