InfoSpace to buy Switchboard – Snippet: “The companies together account for 23% of total online Yellow Pages searches.” – From Business Wire
Yahoo! plans to acquire Kelkoo, a European online comparison-shopping service, for about $570 million – Snippet: “Commerce has emerged as a key component of search, and the combination of Web search, product search and comparison shopping will help further Yahoo!’s goal to create the most comprehensive and best user experience on the Web globally…Yahoo CEO Terry Semel” – From AdWeek IQ Interactive
Gen X and Y have embraced the Web in a big way – This is news? It is for babyboomers. From MediaDaily News
Google Presents Personalized Search – Very interesting tool. Sort of like your own Google dance when you apply the personlization slider. Google also came out with it’s new look officially today after several months of sneak peak testing. Froogle.com has also been added in the menu bar.
MSN Making Noise About it’s New Search Engine – Snippet: “Microsoft Corp.’s MSN will debut a search service within the next 12 months that includes a Newsbot, Blogbot, and Answerbot.” – From MediaDaily News