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This Week at Google

Well, this has certainly been a busy week at Google. One thing I can say for Google, they are very energetic and we’re never wanting for good writing material. Yahoogle Deal Abandoned Right on the heels of revising the scope of the agreement between the two search...

A New and Revolutionary Acquisition for Google?

Possibly the most exciting post for me was from Oliver Marks at ZDNet . Here is a company that is thinking outside the box and developing an alternate interface for search on the internet; it involves returning results based on aggregate sets of information. Freebase...

Microsoft Acquires FASTer Search

The search world appears to have renewed its interest in Microsoft’s potential in the search industry since the company reportedly put in an offer to acquire Norwegian search company Fast Search for 1.23 billion. So why all the hullaballoo? Well,...

AOL Acquires Quigo

According to Business Week, AOL has acquired pay per click search engine Quigo for a reported $300 million. The acquisition includes the AdSonar and Feedpoint platforms. Quigo has been serving up ads for a number of Time.com properties, and with the success they have...

VoiceStar Acquired by Marchex – BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS – According to an inside source VoiceStar, a leading phone-to-web marketing tracking and solutions provider has just been acquired by Marchex Search Marketing for an undisclosed sum. Congratulations Marchex! From my dealings with VoiceStar so far...