Cuil up and fall into obscurity

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Remember upstart search engine Cuil? If you don't, we're not surprised. Cuil launched back in July of 2008 with tons of press coverage. Developed largely by former employees of Google the company claimed that their...

Excite UK shuts down.

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Web portal Excite UK is shutting down its operation and shedding its remaining 48 jobs after a last-ditch funding effort fell short, the company said on Monday. The portal had been looking...

Optus races to grab Excite mail

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OPTUS is rushing to transfer some 50,000 free Australian webmail accounts from the US as debt-ridden company Excite threatens to switch off its network. After buying out its joint cable internet venture...

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