Ask.com is striving to stand apart from other search engines by utilizing semantic search technology. According to the article, “Today, Google captures nearly 65% of all U.S. search queries, according to ComScore. But Ask.com, the granddaddy of question and answer based search sites, isn’t bowing out just yet. Established in 1996, Ask.com (it was then known as Ask Jeeves and is owned by IAC) has survived stiff competition from old-timers like Yahoo! and Google, but also newcomers, from Facebook to Quora. The company’s latest effort to hold and gain a new piece of the overall search market entails a brand-new Q&A community and mobile apps for iPhone and Android operating systems. How is this going to work?” continued…

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