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2012 Was the Year of “Bluster,” Says

In the past, we’ve let you know when words inspired by modern tech or internet culture become part of official dictionaries. No matter how you feel about the internet’s effect on language (it’s bastardization!), you have to admit that it’s kind of interesting when the Oxford Dictionaries add ZOMG or NSFW to the list, or Merriam-Webster adds “sexting” to its …

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Wouldn’t it Be Useful to Have Dictionary Functionality From Any App? has launched a new API Developer Center, which has some pretty interesting implicatons for mobile apps, given that words are pretty universal. Developers can integrate content and features into their products and services. 

Read More Illustrates How Search is Becoming More Diversified

Ask’s has reached the 10 million download milestone for its mobile apps in just over a year. gets about 50 million unique visitors a month between its site and its mobile apps.

The company’s new iPad app already has over 100,000 downloads to date. I spoke with President Shravan Goli who expressed a great deal of excitement about the iPad and tablet-style devices in general.

Read More Gets New Leadership in Yahoo/Microsoft Vet

Ask’s has appointed a new President – Shravan Goli. He replaces Doug Leeds, who was named President of, in October.  Goli will report to Scott Garell, President of Ask Networks, and will be responsible for leading the strategy and overall business for

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The Definitions That People Didn’t Know in 2009

It’s that time of year when all of the search engines are releasing their lists of top searches. may not get the traffic of a Google, or even an Ask, which is owned by the same company, but its list provides a different perspective to the picture of what people are searching for.

Read More Gets New U.S. Leadership

On Friday announced that it has promoted Doug Leeds to President of U.S. In addition, Tony Gentile has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Product Management.

Leeds has been with Ask Networks since early 2006, where he has held several different positions. Most recently, he has been President of the company’s and Chief Operating officer of Ask Networks. Now as President, he will oversee the US business for and lead the development, launch, and execution of Ask’s strategy in the U.S.

Read More Expands Vocabulary With Acquisition

In a move to significantly expand the reach of its network, has just acquired the Lexico Publishing Group, owners of, and

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