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Poor Lycos Gets a New Owner

This once cutting-edge brand has been sold yet again, this time to an Indian marketing firm. Watching Lycos bounce around, it's like watching a former NBA All-Star trying to eke out a career with a mid-tier team on shaky knees. Sad: this was the first search engine to IPO.

Search engine and portal operator Lycos has been sold to Indian digital marketing firm Ybrant Digital by South Korea's Daum Communications for $36 million.

That's significantly less than the $95 million Daum paid for Lycos in 2004. The agreement calls for Ybrant to purchase all of Daum's stock in Lycos in an all cash deal.

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