Jimbo Wales and People Powered Search - A Long Shot

by Admin

20 Mar
 None    Search Engines

by Gord Hotchkiss

Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, is placing a fairly large bet that people can trump technology in the search engine game. According to a recent report in Yahoo, He's putting $4 million (of other people's money) plus an undisclosed 'large amount' from Amazon on the line, betting that he can steal 5% of the total search market away from Google with his new project, Wikia.

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