TITLE

Overture: fast attack on Google

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
MarketWatch: Global Round-up;April 2003, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Market Research Report
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plan of Overture to acquire Fast Search and Transfer. Provision of advanced computer technology by Fast Search; Provision of patents by Overture; Creation of a combined search engine and advertising platform.
ACCESSION #
13797833

 

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