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Search Giant Google Acquires Frommer’s To Step Up Travel Business
2012-08-14 08:38:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Internet search king Google Inc. announced Monday that it is close to closing a deal with travel guidebooks line Frommer´s. The acquisition is seen as an effort for Google to amass a stockpile of publishing content to strengthen its role in the online travel broker business. The acquisition comes nearly a year after the $151-million purchase of Zagat Survey, which offers reviews of restaurants, hotels and other hotspots...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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