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  • Interview With Nextag’s Jeff Katz: Google Needs To Be More Transparent, Provide Equal Access & A Level Playing Field

    Interview With Nextag’s Jeff Katz: Google Needs To Be More Transparent, Provide Equal Access & A Level Playing Field

    Earlier this morning, Google critic and Nextag CEO Jeffrey Katz used an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal to accuse Google of behaving like a monopoly. Google quickly responded with a line-by-line criticism of Katz’s arguments. I had a chance to talk to Katz about his piece a little while ago and while he argued that he wasn’t so much interested in engaging in yet another… Read More

  • Nextag CEO: Google Is A Monopoly; Google: You’ve Got Plenty Of Choice

    Nextag CEO: Google Is A Monopoly; Google: You’ve Got Plenty Of Choice

    Comparison shopping engine Nextag and its CEO Jeffrey Katz have been at the forefront of accusing Google of being a monopoly and abusing its position to crush smaller competitors. Today, the Wall Street Journal ran an opinion piece by Katz that accuses Google of not just promoting its own services and products on its search results pages, but also selling out its users because many of… Read More

  • NexTag Acquires German Comparison Shopping Site Guenstiger.de

    Nextag, a comparison shopping site for products and services, has acquired Germany’s Guenstiger.de GmbH, one of the largest comparison shopping services in Europe. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but the company says acquisition marks the most significant strategic transaction for Nextag to date. The deal was a mixture of cash and stock. Guenstiger provides shoppers in… Read More

  • Nextag Acquires Online Coupon Provider NextCoupons

    Nextag, a comparison shopping site for products and services, has acquired online deals aggregating service NextCoupons. Financial terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed, but this is clearly a minor transaction and primarily a way for Nextag to bring in more talent and resources. NextCoupons allows shoppers to create an account and share offers with the site’s visiting online… Read More

  • Comparison Shopping Site NexTag Acquires Product Review Engine Wize

    Comparison shopping site NexTag has acquired product recommendation research engine Wize. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Launched in 2006, Wize lets consumers search for reviews on electronics, home goods, video games, health products and more. It searches shopping sites with user reviews, such as Amazon and BestBuy, as well as expert reviews from traditional product… Read More