nuff said. kanoodle sent out the official announcement today. they are taking over the "Start Here" text links on Lycos (for select - likely unsold - inventory), and similar listings will start appearing on AllTheWeb.
details are here: https://safe.kanoodle.com/client_services/lycos.html https://safe.kanoodle.com/client_services/alltheweb.html
they also say they've got another one in the pipeline, which they will announce soon. rumor is that its AskJeeves.