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    May 10, 2005

GuruNet Corporation, creators of the reference-based search engine, and, a leading online comparison shopping site, are pleased to announce an agreement to offer users access to the world’s most detailed product catalog online.

Whether site visitors are seeking information on clothing, electronics, jewelry, tools, books, or items in many other consumer product categories, the new arrangement enables them to identify, research, compare, and purchase products as part of their quest for answers.

“The fact that we’ll be offering the combined services in one place should create a whole new level of user benefit,” explained Jeff Cutler, Chief Revenue Officer of GuruNet. “We look forward to working with and view this collaboration as the first of many such exciting enhancements to, bolstering our usable, reliable content, and augmenting our revenue stream. We spent our first quarter developing the site, gaining recognition in the industry, and building significant traffic; now we’re ready to leverage that success by increasing the monetization of the site in new, efficient and creative ways.”

Under the agreement, will display product information from as a supplement to its content library. For instance, looking up “LCD Projector” on will now provide – beyond the complete explanation about the device and its technology – detailed information necessary for users to decide whether and where to buy a product, including access to product descriptions, reviews, and comparisons of merchant prices. will receive a portion of revenues generated when consumers click through to merchants’ sites.

“ is excited about our new partnership with, as it will allow us to provide even more consumers with comprehensive, structured product and pricing information while simultaneously helping to expand the reach and effectiveness of our merchant community to’s users,” said Iggy Fanlo, president of worldwide field operations for

The launch is scheduled for summer 2005.

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