Aardvark acqired by Google for $50 million

Google has acquired Aardvark, a help engine, for $50 million. “Aardvark lets you quickly and easily tap into the knowledge and experience of your friends and extended network of contacts. Aardvark analyzes questions to determine what they're about and then matches each question to people with relevant knowledge and interests to give you an answer […]

Google has acquired Aardvark, a help engine, for $50 million. “Aardvark lets you quickly and easily tap into the knowledge and experience of your friends and extended network of contacts. Aardvark analyzes questions to determine what they're about and then matches each question to people with relevant knowledge and interests to give you an answer quickly. Aardvark was created by former Googlers and hasn’t taken on the traction that I expected early on. You can learn more about Aardvark's underlying technology and premise by reading this paper recently co-authored by founder Damon Horowitz,” announced Google.