Google Acquires Kaltix, Looks to Personalize Search

Today Google announced that it has acquired Kaltix Corp., a recent silicon valley search technology startup.

Google Acquires Kaltix Corp.; New Technologies and Engineering Team Complement Google Search Engine
September 30, 2003 09:00 AM US Eastern Timezone
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 30, 2003

“Google Inc. today announced it acquired Kaltix Corp., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based search technology start-up. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.”

Google buys personalized search start-up
Last modified: September 30, 2003, 12:50 PM PDT
By Reuters

“Web search company Google on Tuesday said it bought Kaltix, a start-up that builds the personalized and context-sensitive search tools the industry sees as part of its next wave of product offerings.”

There’s very little information about Kaltix Corp. online at this point, but Stefanie Olsen wrote an article describing Kaltix’s goals last August.

Searching for the personal touch
Last modified: August 11, 2003, 4:00 AM PDT
By Stefanie Olsen
Staff Writer, CNET News.com

“A stealth start-up out of Stanford University is hoping to raise the heat on one of the toughest problems in Web search–and possibly out-Google Google in the process.”

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