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Mamma News Search


http://web.archive.org/web/20150712041407/https://mamma.com/

     
Language English, French



Launched 2005
Closed July 2015



Developer Mamma.com



Country of Origin Canada



Owner
2005 - 2007 Mamma.com
2007 - 2009 Copernic Inc.
2009 - [...] Empresario.Inc.



Topic News SeEn



Region No Limitation



Technology
and/or
Strategy
Real Time Search



Used SeEn RocketNews; Yahoo News



Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite



Mamma is called the first Meta search engine. The engine is developed as a Master thesis at the Canadian Carleton University, Ottawa by Herman Tumurcuoglu. Mamma started in 1996 and works till today as a Meta search engine. Since 2005 they offered an image, video and news search to. Additionally they offered a job and health search since the middle of the 2000 years, but both are closed after nearly three years [kd2016].
»July 26, 2005--Rocketinfo Inc. [...], a leading provider of real-time news search and content solutions, today announced a partnership with Mamma.com Inc. (NASDAQ:MAMA) that will see Rocketinfo provide current news content and advanced news search capabilities to Mamma.com's metasearch engine. The Mamma.com news search will now contain categorized breaking news stories that are continuously updated on a daily basis. Users will be able to perform basic and advanced searches for news stories from the over 16,000 current news sources that are indexed and available in real time from Rocketinfo. "We are regularly enhancing our search engine to provide first-rate quality information retrieval," said Guy Faure, Mamma.com's President and CEO. "By partnering with Rocketinfo we are now able to provide a world class, real-time news search solution with categorized breaking news feeds and advanced search access to the largest collection of online news sites available today." "We are excited to be providing Mamma.com, one of the world's leading search engines, real time access to the extensive Rocketinfo news database and proprietary search technology," said Darren De Jean, Rocketinfo's Director of Business Development. "This relationship with Mamma.com represents is a significant milestone in our strategic plan of embedding our real time news products in leading destinations for information retrieval."« Source



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Mamma.com Selects Rocketinfo to Power Its News Search URL: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20050726005718/en/Mamma.com-Selects-Rocketinfo-Power-News-Search#.VOth-_mx5VU




Created: 2015-02-23