Lycos dating search
Now, Lycos is trying to be relevant again by capitalizing on the emerging technology that connects people with their homes, cars, and other objects of everyday life, the so-called Internet of Things.“It’s a new direction, but we feel the entire Internet is moving this way,” said Lycos president Brad Cohen.This data though can be used by people to search for us online.Nonetheless this information helps our friends, family and loved ones communicate and get to know more about us.These are places where we give information like full name, date of birth, address and more details on ourselves without thinking much of it.
“We were a very acquisitive company with a lot of businesses we brought in-house,” Davis recalled.“It’s hard to build a brand, especially one that didn’t have much to do with fitness or wearables,” he said. And former CEO Bob Davis, a prominent local venture investor, believes the Lycos name will help sell its new identity.“The company still has a brand that is recognizable,” he said.A series of foreign owners have failed to revive the company’s former glory.Yet it managed to avoid the fate of other Internet pioneers, hanging on as the technology world evolved radically in a few short years.
Back in the late 1990s, when the World Wide Web was young, Lycos was among the Internet’s most comprehensive and popular search engines.