Google Acquires Kaltix Corp.
New Technologies and Engineering Team Complement Google Search Engine
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – 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 and Kaltix share a common commitment to developing innovative search technologies that make finding information faster, easier and more relevant," said Larry Page, co-founder and president of Products at Google. "Kaltix is working on a number of compelling search technologies, and Google is the ideal vehicle for the continued development of these advancements."
Kaltix Corp. was formed in June 2003 and focuses on developing personalized and context-sensitive search technologies that make it faster and easier for people to find information on the web.
Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.google.com.
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