Ask.com Calls Dumping Teoma Search Technology Rumors False

Last week, IAC Ready To Drop Ask.com Search Technology & Partner With Google? covered rumors that Ask might be dumping its own “Teoma” search technology. Just an hour ago, I received an official statement from Ask.com saying the rumor is false.

Nicholas Graham, a spokesperson from Ask.com, told me:

I wanted to get back to you about the false rumors flying about regarding Teoma. Bottom line: they are just flat-out not true. Our Teoma technology will continue to power search engine results on Ask.com. That’s really all there is to it. I hope that helps to clarify things.

That is a pretty strong no, if I have to say so myself.

Related Topics: Ask: Business Issues | Channel: Industry

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