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1: new post   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
2: new post   Ask Crawler Issues Resolved
Jan 4, 2008
3: new post   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
4: new post   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
5: new post   Ask Goes Mobile
The internet in your pocket is getting faster.
Oct 12, 2006
6: new post   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
7: new post   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
8: new post   Ask Jeeves Buys Tukaroo - A Desktop Search Tech Company
...Steve Berkowitz, CEO of Ask Jeeves Inc. "We expect that Tukaroo's desktop search and information management capabilities will enable Ask Jeeves to deliver a seamless, end-to-end search experience across the desktop and the Internet."
June 9, 2004
9: new post   Ask Jeeves CEO Says The Surf Search Box Is Their Focus
"Our goal is to get everybody to enter the Web through the white search box. "
July 12, 2004
10: new post   Ask Jeeves Debuts Toolbar
AskJeeves introduces new toolbar.
July 31, 2002
11: new post   Ask Jeeves Does the Logo Thing
World cup fever spreads to AskJeeves.
June 27, 2002
12: new post   Ask Jeeves Enters Desktop Search Game
Ask Jeeves' desktop search lets users search by document type, search just part of their computer and sort the results by a bunch of parameters.
Dec 15, 2004
13: new post   Ask Jeeves Files To Issue More Stock
"...Company will be able to offer and sell up to $400 million of its common stock, preferred stock, depositary shares, debt securities and warrants from time to time in one or more public offerings. The terms of any such future offerings would be established at the time of such offering."
June 10, 2004
14: new post   Ask Jeeves Gets More Personal, More Local and Taps Topix.net
Topix lands first major portal deal.
Sept 24, 2004
15: new post   Ask Jeeves Goes Bannerless
Bowing to it's text based PPC deal with Google, AskJeeves goes bannerless for 2003.
Jan 6, 2003
16: new post   Ask Jeeves Launches Smart Search
"...a series of smart searching tools designed to make it easier and more intuitive to find information online. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Smart Search for Products supports a variety of shopping categories across multiple stages of the consumer buying cycle. "
Nov 4, 2003
17: new post   Ask Jeeves Loses the Frames!
Appears the default is now for frames to be off on AskJeeves.
June 18, 2004
18: new post   Ask Jeeves Partners With Citysearch
Ask Jeeves is announcing its partnership with Los Angeles-based Citysearch on Tuesday and expects to start delivering this type of information either this month or in September, said Jim Lazone, Ask Jeeves' senior vice president of search properties.
Aug 3, 2004
19: new post   Ask Jeeves Releases New Search Features
"The Emeryville search engine unveils today a feature called binoculars. It lets you preview the results returned by a search query without actually clicking on each one."
June 21, 2004
20: new post   Ask Jeeves Reportedly Gearing Up Paid Search Platform?
"Another choice for PPC coming soon..."
July 28, 2005
21: new post   Ask Jeeves Set Up Charitable Site for Red Cross
"Ask Jeeves will donate 100 percent of the profits generated from searches conducted on this site with a minimum donation of $50,000 and a maximum donation of $1 million."
Sept 18, 2004
22: new post   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
23: new post   Ask Jeeves and InfoSpace Do A Deal
"[AskJeeves results]...are now included within InfoSpace´s metasearch products"
Mar 22, 2002
24: new post   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
25: new post   Ask Jeeves to Make Changes to Paid Inclusion Program
AskJeeves drops paid inclusion and Yahoo considers it.
June 23, 2004
26: new post   Ask Jeeves unveils new search
"...is set to unveil "Smart Search," which includes new features to essentially provide the most relevant responses for queries."
Apr 21, 2003
27: new post   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
28: new post   Ask Search Engine Update, January 2009
Jan 19, 2009
29: new post   Ask buys Bloglines : Rumors Pan Out
Feb 8, 2005
30: new post   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
31: new post   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
32: new post   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
33: new post   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
34: new post   Ask.com Ends Search Effort
IAC's Diller Surrenders to Google, Cuts Jobs, Ends Ask.com Search Effort
Nov 10, 2010
35: new post   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
36: new post   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
37: new post   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
38: new post   Ask.com Renews AdCenter License with LookSmart
"IAC, has extended its license of LookSmart's AdCenter for Publishers through 2009."
Feb 20, 2007
39: new post   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
40: new post   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
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