Integrated Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Built into Search Toolbar
New York, NY and Mountain View, CA — Nov. 30, 2005 — Answers Corporation (NASD: ANSW), formerly GuruNet, creator of Answers.com, the answer-based search engine, and Mozilla Corp., creator of Firefox, announced today that the newest version 1.5 of the popular Mozilla Firefox Web browser provides Answers.com embedded in its search toolbar for reference and definition lookup.
“We are proud to be included as the dictionary and reference solution in Firefox, which claims over 100 million downloads to date,” said Bob Rosenschein, Answers’ CEO. “This serves as further validation of our ‘one-stop answers’ approach.”
“Firefox 1.5 will deliver a better Web experience for our tens of millions of users,” said Christopher Beard, vice president of products for Mozilla Corp. “We believe that including Answers.com in the Firefox search toolbar supports our goal of providing a Web browser that empowers people to look up facts more effectively on the Web.”
Answers.com also offers extra functionality for Firefox users, including “right-click menu” lookup and a search sidebar, at http://www.answers.com/main/firefox_plugins.jsp. The extension improves ease-of-use by allowing users to look up any word by simply pressing “Alt” while clicking on the word.
The agreement calls for an ad-revenue split between Answers and Mozilla on Answers traffic originating from the Firefox search toolbar.
Answers Corporation (NASD: ANSW) operates a leading answer-based search engine, www.answers.com. Founded in 1999 by Bob Rosenschein, Answers provides patented technology and software tools to access concise information on demand. For additional information, visit www.answers.com. Answers.com and GuruNet are trademarks of Answers Corporation. All other marks belong to their respective owners.
Answers.com offers a “Green Link” program for any writer seeking to provide readers additional information on the more than one million topics available on Answers.com. Simply visit http://www.answers.com/main/link_to_answers.jsp?topic=brilliant&link=/topic/brilliant to link any word or phrase to a specific Answers page.
Mozilla Corp. is charged with the development and deployment of Mozilla technologies and products around the globe. The corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Mozilla Foundation, and continues to further the mission of the Mozilla Foundation to preserve choice and innovation on the Internet. For more information about Mozilla, please visit: www.mozilla.org.
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