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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

    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