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Ask.com rebranded for married, American mothers?

Ask.com rebranded for married, American mothers?

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CNN reports that in a "dramatic about-face", Ask.com is quitting its attempts to outshine search leader Google and will instead focus on a narrower market, specifically married women looking for help managing their lives. The new direction for the company,... >>

AskEraser launched to protect online surfers' privacy

AskEraser launched to protect online surfers' privacy

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Ask.com is claiming to be the first ever search engine to provide its users with privacy controls over their online searches. Ask Eraser allows users to delete their search activity by erasing all future search queries and associated cookie information... >>

Microsoft announces new online privacy principles

Microsoft announces new online privacy principles

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Following hot on the heels of Google's recent announcement that their PREF cookies will now expire after 2 years, Microsoft has announced an enhanced set of privacy principles for Live Search and online advertising data collection, use and protection.... >>

Ask.com gets a 3D re-vamp

Ask.com gets a 3D re-vamp

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Ask.com, the fourth most popular search engine in the US, is undergoing a major revamp to try and catch Google up. On a very similar theme to Google's recent announcement about moving towards the "Google Universal Search" where multimedia results will... >>

Ask.com asks users to Challenge Ask for big prizes

Ask.com asks users to Challenge Ask for big prizes

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Ask.com, the search engine, has launched a new instant online search and win mechanic, "Challenge Ask". In what seems like a blatant attempt to encourage people to use the site more, every time logged in members search for something they are entered into... >>

Ask.com launch exclusive cricket site for summer tour

Ask.com launch exclusive cricket site for summer tour

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For cricket fans who can't get enough of the sport, Ask.com has launched a dedicated website as part of its official partnership with the England Cricket Team. The website, www.ask.com/cricket, offers competitions and exclusive content, like player videos,... >>

New survey finds Brits confused over gadgets

New survey finds Brits confused over gadgets

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A recent survey has found that a surprisingly high number of British people are baffled by using a BlackBerry, boggled by blogging and perplexed by podcasting because they may be too afraid to ask for advice. Although we try our best at Pocket-lint to... >>

Ask.com launches in France, Italy and the Netherlands

Ask.com launches in France, Italy and the Netherlands

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Ask having ditched its butler, has announced that it is going after the French, Italian and Dutch search market with the launch of Ask.com France, Ask.com Italia and Ask.com Nederland. “With the help of Ask.com, internet users in France, Italy and the... >>

Ask Jeeves goes in search of images with new service

Ask Jeeves goes in search of images with new service

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Ask Jeeves has launched an image search feature to allow it to offer similar services to Google and MSN. The new technology debuts Ask Jeeves' first internally-created index of Web images, and its Zoom related search specifically for image searching.... >>

Ask Jeeves launches Web Answers

Ask Jeeves launches Web Answers

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Ask Jeeves has launched a new service for visitors to its site called Web Answers for finding direct answers to search queries from the web. Building on its range of Smart Answers, Ask Jeeves has developed a Web Answers tool to provide an intuitive response... >>