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3 Questions for Ask CEO Doug Leeds (And His Answers)

This week, celebrated its 15-year anniversary. You may recall a time when Ask was one of the most-used and talked about search engines on the web, and now the company has basically abandoned search in favor of a focus on Q&A, while using “a third party search provider” to provide its search results. We had the chance to ask …

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A Web pioneer of sorts is retiring from one of the industry’s most visible fights. Today, the president of announced that Ask will dedicate all its resources to improving its Q&A service, and as a result, will no longer attempt to compete in terms of Web search.

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