Blinkx, Video Search Engine, To Power Ask.com Video Search

Blinkx Strikes Ask.com Video Search-Engine Deal from CNNMoney.com reports that video search engine Blinkx will power Ask.com’s video search. This deal will give Ask.com access to Blinkx’s 12 million hours of audio and video content. Each time a user searches for Blinkx’s content, Ask.com has agreed to pay a fee, according to the release. Reportedly, […]

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Blinkx Strikes Ask.com Video Search-Engine Deal from CNNMoney.com reports that video search engine Blinkx will power Ask.com’s video search.

This deal will give Ask.com access to Blinkx’s 12 million hours of audio and video content. Each time a user searches for Blinkx’s content, Ask.com has agreed to pay a fee, according to the release. Reportedly, a Blinkx area on the Ask.com site will be how users access the audio and video content.


“Ask.com’s momentum is impressive and we’re very proud to be powering their new video search offering,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. “This relationship further demonstrates our technology leadership in the video search space and is an exciting development for our 130 or so media partners whose content can now be accessed through Ask.com.”

The full release is available over here.


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