Ask Jeeves Links Up With Google

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hoping to end its history of losses, Ask Jeeves Inc. said its online search engines will start listing advertising-driven results provided by its more popular rival, Google, in a deal expected to generate sales of at least $100 million during the next three years.
The partnership represents Google’s latest victory in an intensifying battle with Overture Services, which pioneered a concept that auctions off a section of most Internet search engines to the highest bidder. (full story)