AOL Acquires Multimedia Search Company Singingfish
The move will allow AOL to expand its search capabilities into audio and video content.America Online Inc. on Wednesday announced that it has acquired a multimedia search engine company and is using the technology to power a new audio and video search feature. AOL said it has purchased Singingfish Inc., a Seattle-based that has created an index of 9 million streaming media files and in August added search for Flash content to its service. Click here for more information on Singingfishs Flash-based service and multimedia search engine technology.
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, and officials at Singingfish and AOL could not be immediately reached for further comment.