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IBM acquires 'certain assets' from web crawling startup Blekko

Mar 27, 2015 - VentureBeat
Mergers and Acquisitions

Mar 27, 2015( VentureBeat: http://venturebeat.com/ Delivered by Newstex) Updated at 1:40 p.m. Pacific to clarify that this was an asset acquisition, not an acquisition of the startup itself. Tech giant IBM today announced that it has acquired technology from startup Blekko[1]. The startup developed a web search engine — putting it up against others, including DuckDuckGo, Microsoft's Bing, and Google — as well as a social news tool. It's unclear currently which assets IBM has acquired; an IB...