December 6, 2006

Ask Launches City-wise Search Engine

Source : CNET News

Search engine will unveil a new local, region-wise search service, to allow users to find maps, directions, businesses, events and movies, through a new interface., is designed to integrate data from other Websites owned by parent company, InterActiveCorp (IAC), to give its users, access services such, TicketMaster, ReserveAmerica, ServiceMaster and, for all US cities. The Askcity team plans to make the product international in 2007.

Askcity enables Us citizens to narrow their searches by neighborhood, street name or zip code, as well find relevant information and phone numbers. Users will also be able to plot out routes to multiple destinations, make annotations directly on the map, save it and e-mail to others.

The search site will eventually integrate data from other IAC properties such as Evite, and, and The group also plans to bring the service to mobile devices in the near future.



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