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Google acquires social search engine Aardvark

Aardvark provides answers to detailed questions from a social network, such as, "Why does Google want to add Aardvark's technology to its arsenal?"

By February 11, 2010


Aardvark emerges: Social search that works

This is social search the way it should be: fast, relevant, and easy.

By March 13, 2009


Questioning Facebook's Q&A quest

Perhaps Facebook's construction of a "Questions" product is in response to losing its bid for Aardvark to Google? That would explain why Google paid so much for it.

By April 16, 2010


Biz Stone, accidental Jelly CEO

The former Twitter exec said his latest venture was never meant to be a company.

By January 21, 2014


Google to shutter Apps for Teams and Listen

In order to streamline its many offerings a bit, the Internet giant will retire some services, including Google Listen and Google Apps for Teams.

By August 6, 2012


Google Talk Guru turns IM into a search tool

A new app from Google Labs dubbed Talk Guru lets you search for information by chatting with an automated bot programmed to deliver the answers you seek.

By March 30, 2011


Google shutting down a bunch of projects you've never heard of

And some you have. On the chopping block: iGoogle, Google Video, Chatback, Google Mini, and the Symbian Search App.

By July 3, 2012


Hunch gets $10 million from Khosla Ventures, others

Hunch, a buzzy start-up that answers questions using crowdsourced recommendations, has lined up at least $10 million in funding, according to sources.

By March 12, 2010


Google closes 10 businesses to focus on bigger bets

The Web giant continues to pare its operations, everything from social search to Web security, as it dumps divisions that don't offer the biggest opportunities.

By September 2, 2011


Google's price for Zagat $125 million, says WSJ

Purchase price for popular restaurant review company comes in at 1 percent the price of Motorola Mobility.

By September 9, 2011