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The Killings Continue At Google: Aardvark Put Down

Google is working fast and furious to streamline their product offerings. Just a couple weeks after <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/08/25/slide-google-bloodbath/">killing off all but one</a>

Social Q&A Goes Local With Crowdbeacon's iPhone App

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/crowdbeacon-screen.png"> Social Q&A services are springing up everywhere because often search is too cumbersome or imprecise to answer ou

Are Questions The "Future Of Facebook"?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/facebook-questions.jpg"> About a week ago, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/05/23/facebook-questions/">word started getting out</a>

An Inside Look At Facebook Questions, The Next "Killer App" Of Facebook

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-183135" title="1" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/14.png" alt="" />When word first got out that Facebook was <a href="http://www.allfacebo

Google Puts Its $50 Million To Work, Starts Using Aardvark For Help Support

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/aardvarkshot-1.jpg" alt="" />Two months ago, Google <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/02/11/google-acquires-aardvark-for-50-million/">

Aardvark Continues Running At Full Steam After Google Acquisition, Joins Google Labs

<img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/googlevark.png" alt="" />Yesterday we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/02/11/google-acquires-aardvark-for-50-million/">

Google Acquires Aardvark For $50 million (Confirmed)

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0001/7577/17577v2-max-250x250.png" class="shot2">Google has acquired social search service <a href="http://vark.com/">Aardvark</a>, says a sou

Aardvark Publishes A Research Paper Offering Unprecedented Insights Into Social Search

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/research1-215x174.jpg" width="215" height="174" />In 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin published a <a href="http://infolab.stanford.edu/pub/pap

Buy And Sell Proprietary Knowledge Through GenApple

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/blue-215x107.jpg" width="215" height="107" />People are continually looking for new pieces of information. We go to school, read articles on a

After A Few Fits And Starts, Hunch Begins To Sprint In The Right Direction

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/Hunchchart-214x120.jpg" width="214" height="120" /> Sometimes it takes a while for a site to find its legs. <a href="http://hunch.com/">Hunc

Aardvark Mulls Over A $30+ Million Offer From Google

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/cp_1260154012_17577v2-max-250x250.png" width="210" height="54" />Social search service <a href="http://vark.com/">Aardvark</a> is considering

Chomp Eats Up Some Seed Funding. Next, Will Bite Into The Mobile Space.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/32-630x315-215x107.jpg" width="215" height="107" />It's not yet clear what Chomp exactly is, but we do know that it's a rather hot property ri

Ok, Now I Totally Get Aardvark

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/cp_1257478703_17577v2-max-250x250.png" width="210" height="54" />This is, apparently, not a fake exchange. A young journalist comes to <a href

Aardvark Finally Puts Its Social Q&A On The Web (This Is Much Better Than Its IM Interface)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/Vark-home-215x145.jpg" width="215" height="145" /> When you want an answer to a question, you want it now, which is why the social Q&A se

Aardvark's iPhone App Is The Best Way To Use The Service Yet

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/Screen-shot-2009-09-15-at-12.32.37-AM-134x200.png" width="134" height="200" />Over the past several months, the social search service <a href=

You Put Your Aardvark In My Twitter (Bonus: Interview With Founders)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/aardvark_twitter-186x199.jpg" width="186" height="199" /> Yesterday we sat down with two of <a href="http://vark.com">Aardvark's</a> founders

Ask Waves Its Arms To Tell Everyone It Also Does Q&A Search

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/arm-waving-2-88x200.png" width="88" height="200" /> One of the most active sub-genres of search right now in terms of startup and new product

Aardvark Social Search Service Arrives

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/aardvark-193x200.jpg" width="193" height="200" /><a href="http://vark.com/">Aardvark</a>, the secretive, invite-only social search service fou

ChaCha And Aardvark: Putting Humans To Work To Get You The Answers You Need

<img alt="" />Two startups, <a href="http://www.chacha.com">ChaCha</a> and <a href="http://www.themechanicalzoo.com/">Mechanical Zoo</a>, are taking different approaches to tap human intelligence, and

Mechanical Zoo Gets $6 Million To Build Aardvark Social Search Product

<img alt="" />It's a wonder to me how San Francisco based <a href="http://www.themechanicalzoo.com/">Mechanical Zoo</a>, a startup founded by <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/max-ventilla">Ma