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So what if bitcoin is another bubble? The dot-com bubble gave us the modern internet

"I get asked a lot... is this another dot-com bubble," said Mona El Isa, the chief executive and co-founder of Melonport, onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. "And, um... my response usually... goes

ComScore: Google’s Search Engine Market Share Increased In September, Yahoo Down Another 0.6 Percentage Points

ComScore just <a target="_blank" href="http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2012/10/comScore_Releases_September_2012_U.S._Search_Engine_Rankings">published</a> its latest U.S. search ma

If Search Engines Played Jeopardy, Which One Would Win?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/search-engine-comparisons.gif"> The recent <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/01/13/mechanical-men-live-from-ibms-watson-robot-vs-human-

IAC Shows Signs Of Life In Third Quarter, Revenues Jump 25 Percent

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/iac-logo-2.png"> Barry Diller realizes that his Ask search engine <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/09/29/diller-ask-com-has-no-value

How Much Does Netflix Spend On Postage Each Year?

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-227966" title="q" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/q.png" alt="" />If you ask that question on Yahoo Answers, you'll probably get something

An iPhone App For Asking Questions And Getting Nearby Answers

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/ask-iphone.jpg"> The search engine <a href="http://www.ask.com/">Ask</a> is about to submit an iPhone app to Apple designed for asking quest

Bing Gains Some Search Share (From Yahoo)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/bing-taking-share-from-yahoo-2-215x57.jpg" width="215" height="57" /> All the fuss about Microsoft finally posing a credible challenge to Goo

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

Ask Partners With Anchor Intelligence To Stop Fraudsters And Optimize Ad Serving

<a href="http://www.anchorintelligence.com"><img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/anchorintelligence-215x71.jpg" width="215" height="71" /></a>The downturn in the economy is appare

IAC's Ask.com Acquires Domain Name Monetizer Sendori

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/sendori.png" alt="" /><a href="http://sponsoredlistings.ask.com/">Ask Sponsored Listings</a>, a division of <a href="http://www.crunchb

TechCrunch Poll: What Would Make You Switch Search Engines?

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/search-share-pie-chart.png" /> Although Google keeps gaining search engine market share, people's loyalties are far from locked in.

ComScore: Google's Search Volume Accelerates In September, But Market Share Dips

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0000/1315/1315v2-max-250x250.jpg" /> <strong>Update 2</strong>:<em> Corrected figures are below, as are the originally reported figures for c

Google Takes U.S. Share From Yahoo In July; Baidu Now Third Largest Search Engine In The World (ComScore)

Google keeps gaining search market share in the U.S., but its global dominance is not as great as previously indicated.  Last night, comScore released its search market share and query growth numbers

Google Tops Website Customer Satisfaction Index

The University of Michigan’s quarterly customer satisfaction index came out today, and in the Website category Google came out on top with a score of 86 out of 100 (up 10 percent from last year)

Ask Trims Headcount, Goes After Women Searchers

Rumors last week that Ask, the IAC-owned search engine, was about to cut 100 jobs overestimated the body count. In fact, Ask is trimming 40 jobs, or about 8 percent of its workforce. Newly appointed C

Ask May Dump Teoma For Google, Layoff 100 People

Ask is rumored to be considering switching to Google for search and subsequently downsizing its engineering team. According to Silicon Alley Insider, Ask may abandon or selling its Teoma search engine

Ask and Digg Team Up for Big News

Silicon Alley Insider reports that Ask has just launched a news site called Big News in partnership with Digg that, from the looks of things, only partially incorporates social news functionality. The

Globally, Baidu Beats Microsoft in Search; Yandex Creeping Up On Ask

While Google dominates the top slot in search both in the U.S. and worldwide, with a global search market share of 62 percent, there is still a lot of elbowing going on below, especially when you look

2007 In Numbers: The Ask Mouse Squeaked A Little Louder This Year

IAC got serious about its Ask property this year, investing $100 million in the United States alone on a bizarre “Ask the Algorithm” campaign that even sunk to the depths of using the Unab

Ask Lets You Delete Your Search History … Yawn

AOL’s data leak. Project Beacon’s fallout. There are plenty of reasons to be concerned about your privacy online, so it’s understandable why Ask would be proactive in letting users c
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