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About IAC Search & Media, Inc.

Ask and you shall receive, especially when it comes to the Internet. (formerly Ask Jeeves) operates an online question-and-answer service. The site solicits users to ask questions, as well as answer questions from other users. Results reveal answers from a variety of sources. Previously the operator of a search engine, switched gears in 2010. While it still offers search on its site, it no longer compiles an index of billions of Web pages. Instead, it delivers results via an agreement with search partner Google. operates alongside websites such as CityGrid Media's and Lexico Publishing Group's as part of the Search holdings of IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC).

Geographic Reach

The company is headquartered in New York City with office locations throughout the US and the world.

Mergers and Acquisitions

In 2012 the company acquired information portal About from The New York Times for about $300 million. The deal added nearly 1,000 topic sites and more than three million unique articles to's search-able content. It also added About's 100 million monthly unique users to its existing user base of more than 100 million global visitors.

IAC Search & Media, Inc.

555 12th St Ste 500
Oakland, CA 94607-3699
Phone: 1 (510) 985-7400

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Senior Manager: Ross Almazan
Director of SEM: Nicky Bryant
Vice President, Operations: Adam Richards
Employees (This Location): 200
Employees (All Locations): 505

Major Office Locations

Oakland, CA

Other Locations

New York, NY