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Ask Jeeves snagged as search sector seeks answers

Everyone's seeking a new edge, as InterActiveCorp gobbles up Ask Jeeves and Yahoo buys Flickr.

Everyone's seeking a new edge, as Barry Diller's InterActiveCorp agrees to buy Ask Jeeves and Yahoo acquires the Flickr photo business.

InterActiveCorp buys Ask Jeeves for $1.85 billion

Looking for a bigger piece of the search action, Net mogul Barry Diller acquires the search engine with a butler as its emblem.
March 21, 2005

Commentary: Diller asks for search

InterActiveCorp's acquisition of Ask Jeeves has potential, but it'll need a big investment to carry it against the Googles of the world.
March 21, 2005

Yahoo buys photo-sharing site Flickr

Move comes less than a week after the Internet giant launched a beta test of a new blogging tool.
March 20, 2005

A Web site for gift seekers

Barry Diller's family of Net businesses is introducing, a site that helps gift buyers remember and shop for important occasions.
The New York Times
March 20, 2005

Agence France Presse sues Google over news site

French news service seeks damages of at least $17.5 million and an order barring Google News from displaying its content.
March 18, 2005

Yahoo's SoCal plans take shape

Journalist positions among job postings for newly created Santa Monica outpost hint at company's direction, contrast with Google.
March 18, 2005