Ask.com abandons search business

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  1. JRViejo

    JRViejo Global Moderator

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    TG Daily Article by Emma Woollacott.​
     
  2. funkydude

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    Hopefully no more ask bars? :rolleyes:
     
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    some of the best news ever as long as all the ask garbage is gone now.. from everywhere, except now there will be something else im sure
     
  4. xxJackxx

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    Reading the article make me feel the gave it a misleading headline.

    "The new focus is, ahem, rather similar to the company's original 'Ask Jeeves' service."

    They don't appear to be going anywhere, just restructuring, again. Don't get too excited about the idea of them going away. They are just going back to the question and answer format they originally used.
     
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    They probably wouldn't have the 2 to 4% if they didn't trick folks into installing it when folks were installing something else. :mad:
     
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    Well as long as they move away from sneaky downloads and go back to being a search engine that nobody uses that'll do just fine.;)
     
  7. BoerenkoolMetWorst

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    Ask Toolbar dies! :D
     
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