SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Moreover Technologies today
announced that Ask Jeeves(R), the second most popular search engine online,
has integrated Moreover's Public Feeds and Public Metabase into its site,
providing users with up-to-the-minute customized news and articles to
complement and enhance their search results.
"Since the fall of 2001, Ask Jeeves has experienced a 75 percent increase
in news-related searches," said Jim Lanzone, vice president of product
management for Ask Jeeves, Inc. "In response to user demand, we selected
Moreover Technologies to supply our news feed because the sophistication of
its proprietary categorization technology solves the unique challenges
inherent to search engines. It's able to provide a real-time, dynamic news
database that our users can quickly access through the News tab on our
Ask Jeeves receives millions of searches each day on a vast range of
topics, from travel tips to the stock market and the latest news on the
conflict in the Middle East. To better serve its users, Ask Jeeves chose
Moreover Public Feeds to continuously deliver breaking news every 15 minutes
and provide targeted and time-sensitive information to its 16 million users.
Moreover's Public Solutions, focusing on general and non-business related
topics, complement Moreover's Connected Intelligence(TM) solutions, which are
customized to provide the targeted business information corporations need to
stay ahead of the competition.
"Ask Jeeves' goal is to provide up-to-date, comprehensive search results
to its users, and providing late-breaking news is a critical part of that. By
integrating Moreover's real-time information delivery and management solutions
into its site, Ask Jeeves can easily keep up with the fast pace of online
information and meet the needs of its growing customer base," said
Angus Bankes, founder and CTO, Moreover Technologies.
Ask Jeeves users can now directly access Moreover's headlines links from
the "Breaking News" icon on its home page. ( http://www.askjeeves.com ).
About Moreover Technologies
Moreover Technologies is a provider of real-time information management
solutions to Global 2000 companies, delivering essential online information in
time to impact business decisions. Unlike traditional news services that
resell archived information, Moreover's robust technology scours the web every
15 minutes to capture the most actionable information from more than 4,000
qualified, hand-picked sources -including news sites, company websites,
industry sources, and message boards. Moreover's Connected Intelligence(TM)
solutions, benefiting from a combination of sophisticated technology and over
30 person-years of domain expertise, are customized to provide business users
with continuous function-specific information.
Applying proprietary database technology to manage quickly-changing online
information such as breaking news and industry coverage, Moreover provides
corporate intranets, portals, and desktops with a single point of access to
real-time business intelligence. Customers like PeopleSoft, McCann-Erickson,
and The McGraw-Hill Companies rely on Moreover's easy-to-integrate suite of
custom solutions to target revenue opportunities, outsmart their competition,
and save money by increasing productivity.
Leading technology companies including Inktomi, Microsoft, Autonomy,
Epicentric and PeopleSoft also license Moreover's dynamic database to power
their applications with real-time online information.
Moreover is has offices in San Francisco, London and NYC, and is backed by
prominent venture firms including Reuters Venture Capital and Atlas Ventures.
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SOURCE Moreover Technologies, Inc.