Founded as Ask Jeeves in 1996, Ask is a question-answering system allowing simply written queries that retrieve results using the ExpertRank algorithm, which identifies the most authoritative websites by determining subject-specific popularity. ExpertRank identifies topics, topic-experts, and the popularity of millions of pages amongst those experts to retrieve highly relevant results.
Microsoft's search engine, described as a "decision" search engine, with the intention of helping you find the information you need to make relevant decisions (i.e, travel, shopping, health). Image, news, video, maps, and visual search are also provided.
Blackle is a green-friendly, energy-saving search engine. White and light screens require more energy for monitors to display than do black and dark screens. Blackle is powered by Google Custom Search.
Whether you need to fix, build, create or learn, eHow gives you practical solutions to the problems life throws at you. We empower you to efficiently solve each new challenge and make your life better and easier. -- from the website
LYCOS is one of the original and most widely known Internet brands in the world, evolving from one of the first search engines on the web, into a comprehensive digital media destination for consumers across the world.
LYCOS has been a pioneer in intelligent spidering search technology, combining its proprietary technology with other best-in-class services to provide a simple yet a powerful internet experience to its users and clients.
Times change, and LYCOS has changed with them, evolving into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions.
LYCOS Media, is a network of easy-to-use community and social sites. LYCOS’ award-winning products and services include tools for blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search. The LYCOS Network of sites and services include Lycos.com, Tripod,Angelfire, HotBot, Gamesville, WhoWhere, and LYCOS Mail. Integrated, these sites help in bringing people together to interact, conduct commerce, have fun, and experience the best the Internet has to offer, is in our DNA. We offer 40 Local Sites in 120 Languages with a community spanning across 177 Countries.
LYCOS Advertising, services businesses, agencies, and online publishers worldwide in meeting their Digital marketing needs. Our clients include leading blue chip advertisers including MTV, Samsung, Viacom, Maruti Suzuki, Airtel, Sony, Coco Cola, Star India, Vodafone, Samsung Electronics, Lenovo, ING, British Airways, Qatar Airways, Titan, Unilever, P&G, Hyundai Motors, ICICI Bank, LIC, and ITC. We partner with top global publishers such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MSN and Yahoo! besides proprietary media such as LYCOS, Gamesville, getMedia in Latin America and several travel websites in Australia. We serve between 35 to 40 billion impressions every month across the Web.
LYCOS Life, is the new consumer products division. LYCOS Life is dedicated to the future of communication and information management in which everyday objects will be connected to the internet, also known as the ‘Internet of Things’(IoT).
LYCOS employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide, including the US, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Sweden, Serbia, Israel, China, Thailand, Panama, India, Emirates, Russia and Australia, and with representatives or partners in Spain, South Africa, and The Netherlands. -- from the website