Ask Jeeves Comes Back To The UK

Posted: Apr 20 2009, 7:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:56pm CDT , in Technology News


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Web search engine has announced that its butler Jeeves will be returning to the UK, responding to demand from users. Ask says that the return of Jeeves caps an extensive program of improvements for the search engine. returns to its original name Ask Jeeves in the UK. The search engine was originally created in 1997 with users asking the digital butler questions and he would retrieve the answers. says Jeeves embodies the spirit of British resourcefulness.

Jeeves was dumped from the website in 2006. A poll conducted by YouGov found that users of the website wanted Jeeves back. The respondents said that they missed the human touch Jeeves added to the search experience.

Via Ask Jeeves

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