Wednesday, December 13, 2006

WSJ.com IBM, Yahoo To Launch Free Corporate Data-Search Tool

Interesting search market dynamics

IBM Corp. (IBM) and Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) are teaming up to offer a free data-search tool for businesses, a quirky move challenging Google Inc. (GOOG) and other corporate-search specialists in a blossoming market.

IBM already sells a business-focused search product, OmniFind, that lets organizations comb through internal documents. This free new edition of OmniFind will be limited in the number of documents it can query, but it will combine the results with Web searches powered by Yahoo.

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Source: Article - WSJ.com IBM, Yahoo To Launch Free Corporate Data-Search Tool

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