|Forum: Ask - Teoma|
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|1:|| IAC Has Bought About.com From The New York Times For $300M In Cash|
"...$300 million acquisition price includes About.com, ConsumerSearch.com and CalorieCount.com and the deal will close in the next several weeks. Full release below."
|Aug 27, 2012|
|2:|| Ask.com Ends Search Effort|
IAC's Diller Surrenders to Google, Cuts Jobs, Ends Ask.com Search Effort
|Nov 10, 2010|
|3:|| Teoma Search Engine is Back|
"We re-launched Teoma.com in mid-April to provide a simplified interface for everyday keyword web search."
|May 8, 2010|
|4:|| Could Microsoft Save Ask.com?|
"Microsoft Corp is viewed as the most likely buyer or partner for IAC/InterActiveCorp's Ask.com if CEO Barry Diller decides to throw in the towel on the struggling search engine."
|Oct 29, 2009|
|5:|| Ask Deals - One Click Savings in the Blended Search Results|
This innovation just might build the buzz that Ask has been looking for.
|Oct 10, 2009|
|6:|| Ask.com CEO, Safka, Steps Down|
"Safka will be succeeded by Scott Garell, who has been serving as president, the company said."
|May 13, 2009|
|7:|| Ask Goes Canonical, Too|
"we are joining forces with other major search engines in a timely partnership to support a special search index feature called "canonical URL tag"
|Feb 24, 2009|
|8:|| Ask Search Engine Update, January 2009||Jan 19, 2009|
|9:|| Barry Diller Interview: Why IAC Didn't Work|
"Now, after years of defending his Internet conglomerate, IAC/InterActiveCorp, Mr. Diller broke apart the company six weeks ago, explaining it was too complicated and in too many diverse businesses."
|Oct 7, 2008|
|10:|| Ask.com Re-Launches|
"With this upgrade Ask.com, owned by IAC, is also aiming to recapture the functionality that gave it its prominence during its heyday: the ability for people to type in queries in natural language."
|Oct 6, 2008|
|11:|| SERP Changes in Ask.com?||May 20, 2008|
|12:|| Ask.com Acquires Lexico Publishing Group, Including dictionary.com|
"Ask.com has bought a stable of Internet reference sites that includes Dictionary.com in its latest effort to distinguish itself from online search leader Google Inc. and other much larger rivals."
|May 15, 2008|
|13:|| Ask Abandons Effort in Leading Search - Becomes a Women's Vertical|
"Ask.com is abandoning its effort to outshine Internet search leader Google Inc. and will instead focus on a narrower market consisting of married women looking for help managing their lives."
|Mar 5, 2008|
|14:|| Ask to Dump Teoma and Use Google Search?|
"An insider tells us that IAC is considering finally pulling the plug on Teoma, the engine that powers Ask's search, and just using Google. Online search site Ask.com is not getting rid of its specialized search technology, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, saying a blog report to that effect was incorrect."
|Mar 3, 2008|
|15:|| Ask Crawler Issues Resolved||Jan 4, 2008|
|16:|| Ask.com PPC Settlement|
"The Settlement Notice informs you of the Court's certification of a class; the nature of the claims alleged; your right to participate in, or exclude yourself from, the class; a proposed settlement; and how you can claim an award of advertising credits under the settlement."
|Jan 3, 2008|
|17:|| Privacy Advocates Want Ask.com To Change AskEraser|
"We believe that the flaws are correctable, and hope that you will work to bring the reality of AskEraser in line with your stated objective of protecting your customers' privacy,"
|Dec 22, 2007|
|18:|| Ask.com Privacy: Scrubs Search Requests With 'Eraser'|
"The new privacy control, called 'AskEraser,' is scheduled to be unveiled Tuesday. When it's turned on, the safeguard purges a user's search requests from Ask.com's computers within a few hours."
|Dec 11, 2007|
|19:|| IAC Reups with Google|
"...IAC Chief Executive Barry Diller said in a briefing Monday that the Google deal is worth in excess of $3.5 billion to IAC. "
|Nov 6, 2007|
|20:|| Ask.com Datacenter Coming to Washington State|
Internet search engine Ask.com plans to open a data center in Moses Lake, WA. They were lured east of the Cascades by the cooperative business environment, access to low cost, renewable power, and superior network connectivity.
|July 13, 2007|
|21:|| Ask.com Still Indexing Pages 301ed Three Years Ago|
"They are still indexing pages that were 301 redirected three years ago, redirects which have been followed by every other search engine in the known universe."
|June 11, 2007|
|22:|| New Ask 3D, a Leap Forward?|
"Referred to as Ask 3D inside the company, the revamped search engine groups results by media type, including video, music, photos, news and blogs."
|June 5, 2007|
|23:|| Ask.com Renews AdCenter License with LookSmart|
"IAC, has extended its license of LookSmart's AdCenter for Publishers through 2009."
|Feb 20, 2007|
|24:|| AskCity: Ask.com Introduces New Services In One Interface|
"On Monday, Ask.com is introducing AskCity, a service that integrates maps with information about local businesses, restaurants, concert and movie listings and reviews. "
|Dec 4, 2006|
|25:|| Lycos Partners with Ask -- for both Search and PPC|
Mercury News: "Oakland-based Ask.com and Lycos Inc., a leading web portal, announced a multiyear agreement whereby Ask.com will be the search and sponsored listings provider for the Lycos Network, including Lycos.com, Hotbot.com, Tripod.com and Angelfire.com."
|Nov 2, 2006|
|26:|| Ask Goes Mobile|
The internet in your pocket is getting faster.
|Oct 12, 2006|
|27:|| Ask.com opens German Office|
"Eric Heymann -- given the title of director of global content acquisition -- will run the new office. He worked previously at Seekport Internet Technologies GmbH. He also worked at Lycos Europe N.V. and helped create two German-language search engines."
|Sept 11, 2006|
|28:|| Ask Now with Added Blog and Feed Search|
"On Thursday, the Oakland, CA-based search site plans to add a Blogs & Feeds tab to its Internet search tools menu and to more thoroughly integrate its search engine with its online news aggregation site, Bloglines."
|June 1, 2006|
|29:|| Why Does Ask (jeeves) Not Run a PPC Campaign|
"Overture shows 669,855 searches for "search engine" and Ask doesn't even show up in the top-30 organic results on G."
|May 18, 2006|
|30:|| Teoma merged with Ask.com, now "self service" without Jeeves|
"The new Ask.com features a slick, do-it-yourself toolbox that helps users refine more types of searches with the first click of their computer mouse for maps, images, dictionaries, weather, local info or documents stored on their computers."
|Feb 27, 2006|
|31:|| Ask Jeeves To Increase Staff by 20%|
"Barry Diller's Internet empire expects to increase the staff at its Ask Jeeves search engine by about 20%, Ask Jeeves head Steve Berkowitz says. The expansion comes as Jeeves, which employs 650 workers now..."
|Dec 19, 2005|
|32:|| Ask Jeeves officially launches its advertising network|
"SAN FRANCISCO - Backed by a new owner known for shaking up the status quo, Ask Jeeves Inc. is launching an upstart advertising network powered by its own search engine..."
|Aug 1, 2005|
|33:|| Ask Jeeves Reportedly Gearing Up Paid Search Platform?|
"Another choice for PPC coming soon..."
|July 28, 2005|
|34:|| Ask Jeeves - AJ Interactive Division Launches New Services|
"... offering email marketing, search results marketing (on AJ and the various properties they own) and what appears to be a "higher level" contextual advertising program."
|July 13, 2005|
|35:|| AskJeeves Contextualizes Piracy?||May 27, 2005|
|36:|| AskJeeves in Ad Distribution Partnership with BitTorrent|
"AskJeeves is working with peer-to-peer software company BitTorrent to place sponsored links on a new search engine that BitTorrent is about to launch..."
|May 26, 2005|
|37:|| Ask Jeeves Acquires Excite Europe|
"Ask Jeeves, Inc... acquisition of Excite Italia B.V., the operator of Excite Europe, a network of pan-European portal properties, from Tiscali, S.p.A. Ask Jeeves acquired the U.S.-operated Excite.com portal in March 2004."
|May 20, 2005|
|38:|| Jeeves Upgrades Personal Service|
"... Launched last year as the first major search engine to enable users to create their own “Personal Web,” MyAskJeeves allows users to save search queries and results, making it easy to find data they want to use again. With new added features and functionality, MyAskJeeves is now easier to use, more flexible and more robust."
|Apr 15, 2005|
|39:|| AskJeeves to provide additional capabilities at bloglines|
Bloglines gets added capability.
|Mar 30, 2005|
|40:|| Barry Diller Poised to Purchase Ask Jeeves|
Wall Street Journal is reporting that Barry Diller is in final talks to purchase Ask Jeeves.
|Mar 21, 2005|