Add another name to the list of technology departments destroyed by Google.
IAC, the parent company of storied search engine Ask.com, has decided to cut 130 engineering jobs and halt all work on developing an algorithmic search competitor to Google, according to a report from Bloomberg. Ask.com will still operate as a questions-and-answers site, but plans to use search technology from another company--not named in the report--to power search on its site.
An Ask.com representative confirmed the news and issued a statement.
"Today's move is a reflection of our shift in strategy to focus on … Read more