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Ansearch fronts challenge in Australian search market
Optum Health, an information technology service provider for the health, finance and resource industries, has announced that it has entered into a "heads of agreement" to acquire Melbourne based search company Ansearch.Optum said the search engine is "ideally positioned to compete against Sensis, Google and Yahoo for a stake in the Australian search directories market", a market that, according to the Audit Bureau of Verification Services, is worth AU$300 million per year.
Search adds muppet Bert to bin Ladin cause
The danger of relying on the Internet for sourcing images was illustrate graphically this week when a protestors an anti-American Islamic rally in Bangladesh were pictured carrying posters of Osama bin Laden flanked by Sesame Street character Bert.The images on the posters, which were taken by several photographers including a Reuters photographer, appear to have originated from Websites.