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Yahoo Says Hasta La Vista to AltaVista
2013-07-01 12:52:17

Yahoo! announced this week that it will be saying goodbye to dinosaur search engine AltaVista on July 8.

Microsoft Faces Google In "Best Search Engine" Challenge
2012-09-06 13:50:10

In what is being billed as a 21st century “Pepsi Challenge” – harking back to the 1970s challenge started by also ran Pepsi Cola against leading brand Coca Cola in the first of so-called “blind taste tests” – Microsoft has challenged Google over who has the best search engine.

2011-07-28 10:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamesville.com, part of the Lycos Network and the web's premier destination for free online "game shows" offering real cash prizes, has distinguished themselves even more by announcing the release of the all-new Countdown to Ca$h. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110728/NE42789LOGO ) How does Countdown to Ca$h work? A special meter keeps track of how many games a Gamesville member has played in the last month.

2011-04-28 00:00:29

Illustration explains the history of search engines starting with the birth of the Internet Salt Lake City (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 Since it wasn’t Al Gore, do you ever wonder who invented the Internet? How did the launch of Google impact early search engines like Lycos, Excite and Ask Jeeves? More than 2 billion people use the Internet today, up from nearly 782 million a decade ago.

2010-08-17 05:45:00

HYDERABAD, India, August 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Lycos Inc., the Leading Brand of Search-Based Internet Properties and Services. - Daum Communications Will Focus on Korean Domestic Business Following This Sale. Ybrant Digital, the end-to-end provider of digital marketing solutions, today announced the signing of the stock purchase agreement to acquire Lycos Inc., the leading brand of search based internet properties and services from Daum Communications.

2009-06-11 09:59:00

Termination of License Agreements with Lycos Europe Announced WALTHAM, Mass., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- LYCOS, Inc.

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