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  • Lycos Is Still Around – Sold By Daum To Ybrant In $36 Million Deal

    Lycos Is Still Around – Sold By Daum To Ybrant In $36 Million Deal

    Lycos, the ill-fated operator of a search engine, Web portal and whatnot originally established in 1994 (!) has a new owner – once again. India-based digital marketing solutions company Ybrant Digital has purchased Lycos from Korean Internet company Daum for a reported $36 million in a stock purchase agreement. Daum bought Lycos for $95.4 million in cash in August 2004, a fraction of… Read More

  • Lycos To Relaunch Search Services In Europe, For Whatever Reason

    Lycos To Relaunch Search Services In Europe, For Whatever Reason

    Remember Lycos? Well, believe it or not, they’re not dead yet. In fact, the search engine / web portal has just announced that it has regained the rights to use the trademarked brand names “Lycos” and “Hotbot” within the European territory. In case that confuses you: Lycos Europe had an exclusive license to use those terms within Europe under an agreement dating… Read More