Google Buys Visual Search Engine Like Dot Com
Google said on 20 August 2010 it bought Like.com, whose visual google search helps people match clothes and also other apparel web purchase them from retailers. Google admitted that on August 20 it's acquired Like.com, whose visual seek engine helps people equal clothes along with other garb on the web and asset them from retailers. Financial language had not been disclosed, while TechCrunch said the agreement is wherever roughly $100 million. Like.com CEO and organizer Munjal Shah announced the sale on the Like.com homepage August 20. A Google Jasa Iklan Adwords spokesperson told eWEEK: "We're pleased and excited to welcome Like.com to Google, where they'll cooperate with our commerce team.
Search engines including Google and Microsoft's Bing and e-business sites including Amazon.com do a tenuous job evolving harvest including books, electronics and DVDs, commonly bought online based on reviews and ratings. Like.com said it employs laptop sight and procedure education technology to promote "spineless produce" or people who are purchased according to a consumer's delicate shape and "whether this content matches a company to recent trends and opinions of the devise elite." "With that in mind, we've developed technology that lets us understand visually what terms like "red high-heeled pumps" and "floral patterned sleeveless dress" mean and created algorithms to be aware of whether those pumps complement or clash achievable dress." In effect, Google has acquired a visual search results for fashionistas.
While Google won't say what it tactics related to the technology the Google spokesperson dropped hints on this invoice: "While Like.com will organize its Websites separately inside the near label, we're looking forward to the technology they've built as well as the domain expertise they'll provide Google even as we remain to develop building great e-import experiences for users, advertisers and partners." Google can execute a lot using this type of website and Like.com has a whole lot of profit for Google, which we might be able to see in near coming. Like.com is plateful customers in United States of America only and it'll not take much time for Google to inflate it to diverse chairs. This is a good apportion which has bowed out for both Google and Like.com. Google has decided to increase with a great pace it seems like, it isn't killing most of time in taking decisions and has been all over the hearsay lately.
Like.com's technology is only outstanding and could be very useful if useful to Google's Product Search comparison shopping Website, that is in beta or Google's Commerce Search engine for retailers. What is certain is Google is investing hugely in computer eyesight technology, which enables visual explore, for the desktop and portable design. Google in April acquired visual art pursuit engine Plink. This technology has used to bolster Google Goggles, the itinerant visual pursuit application Google launched captured. Goggles, whose creator Hartmut Neven sold his band Neven Vison to Google in 2006, lets users search for information about matter and locations by snapping movies using their smartphone camera. Google's venture centered arm also purchased Pixazza, that helps web users goods products they see in photos on Websites.