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Bing Tops Google in Malware-Ridden Search Results

Bing may be engaged in a "Scroogled" marketing campaign, but an 18-month study by an antivirus security firm shows that Microsoft's search engine may need to play some defense, thanks to results showing more malware-infected links popping up in its search results than for Google. The study by AV Tes...

Ask Jeeves Drops Butler as Part of Rebranding Strategy

The Internet search player formerly known as AskJeeves has decided that the butler just didn't do it, announcing today that it will drop "Jeeves" from its name in a massive rebranding effort where it will become, simply, Ask.com. Ask.com said the butler became outdated when Internet searchers starte...

Ask Jeeves Launches New Features To Improve Search

Striving to keep pace with its larger rivals in the search space even as it becomes part of the InterActive Corp. online empire, Ask Jeeves has debuted two features that it says will result in more accurate search results. Ask Jeeves said its features called "Zoom" and "Web Answers" would result in ...

Butler Meets Blogger: Ask Jeeves Acquires Bloglines

Search engine company Ask Jeeves announced today that is has acquired privately held Bloglines, a free online service for searching, publishing and sharing RSS feeds, blogs and rich Web content. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bloglines will continue to operate as an independent bran...

Ask Jeeves To Start Offering Citysearch Content

Online search engine Ask Jeeves has reached an agreement to start offering Citysearch's local content and business data, with the information expected to start showing up in searches in September. Citysearch's data will complement the local features already offered on Ask Jeeves, including maps, dri...

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Catherine Seda on Search Engine Marketing

Companies jostling for top billing in the crowded Internet search space are spending more and more money on pay-per-click sites. In addition to investing in search engine advertising, many companies are delving into search engine optimization to build the volume of traffic to their sites. By 2005, a...

Ask Jeeves and 24/7 Launch Fee-Based Service

Ask Jeeves has joined forces with 24/7 Real Media's search engine marketing division to launch a paid inclusion service called Index Express. The service will match search queries from users "to the highly relevant deep content on an advertiser's Web site," according to Doug Wagner, president of ...

Elon Musk's Dec. 2 action to release The Twitter Files: Approve or Disapprove?
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