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Inktomi Search/Web

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December 23, 2002: Yahoo! Buys Inktomi Corporation

Inktomi, which has provided web-wide search services for such portals as MSN, HotBot and About.com, is being acquired by Yahoo! for approximately $235 million. Late in 2002, the company had sold its enterprise search engine, now reverting to the original Ultraseek name, to Verity.

See also Ultraseek (formerly Inktomi Enterprise Search Software)

Product Information

Platform: any Internet-accessible site
Price: annual minimums from $150,000 to $300,000, plus CPM fees for the individual queries.

Page Updated 2003-02-19

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