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September 24, 2002: Google News, Yahoo Relations

NYTimes: All the News Google Algorithms Say Is Fit to Print. 'Industry executives say Google's relations with Yahoo are quite strained; Yahoo owns Google stock and was responsible for much of its early growth. Indeed, last July, Yahoo agreed to only a short-term extension of its Google contract, which is now set to expire at the end of this month. Yahoo is said to be seriously considering switching its Web search to Inktomi, a Google rival that does not run its own Web site. Indeed, Yahoo recently removed the Google logo from its pages that include Google's search results and replaced them with a box of tiny text reading "search technology provided by Google."'

Posted by Aaron Swartz on September 24, 2002 03:41 PM