Dogpile Search Site Acquires Thunderstone Technology.DAVIS Davis, city (1990 pop. 46,209), Yolo co., central Calif.; settled in the 1850s, inc. 1917. It is an education center with light industry; machinery, processed foods, and computer equipment are produced. The extensive Univ. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 26, 1999--
Pile, Inc., the operator of the popular Dogpile web site (http://www.dogpile.com/) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Thunderstone thun·der·stone
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2. Archaic A flash of lightning conceived as a stone; a thunderbolt. Software, LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control to form Dogpile, LLC, which will operate and expand Dogpile's web site offerings.
With the deal, Dogpile, LLC receives Pile, Inc.'s web properties and traffic history that has placed it in lists of the most visited web sites in the world as well as Thunderstone's technology that powers many of the largest sites on the Internet.
"The addition of Thunderstone technology will facilitate the creation of new web tools designed to enhance our users' productivity and provide the means for our continued rapid growth," said Aaron Flin, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Dogpile, LLC.
About Dogpile, LLC:
Dogpile, LLC is the operator of (http://www.dogpile.com/), a metasearch service that integrates several medium and large web search and index guides into a single service. It also provides a single launching point for stock quotes, usenet articles, weather forecasts, yellow pages and more.
Dogpile's customers include 1travel.com, Amazon.com, audiohighway.com , eBay.com, Infonautics, Inc., FurnitureFind.com and GetSmart.com.
Since 1981, Thunderstone Software, LLC and its affiliates have developed and marketed software applications and tools that search, manage, filter, and publish information. Thunderstone's products are licensed to corporations, government agencies, Internet publishers and developers worldwide.
Thunderstone's customers include Advance Publishing, Associated Press Associated Press: see news agency.
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Cooperative news agency, the oldest and largest in the U.S. and long the largest in the world. , Computer Sciences Corp., Dow Jones, eBay, Inc., The BBC BBC
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Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927. , TheStreet.com, Upside Magazine, and ZDNet.com.