Jeeves Gets Fired

The search engine Ask Jeeves’s dapper, grinning butler will soon be out of a job.Jeeves’s pink slip came from IAC/InterActiveCorp chair and chief executive officer Barry Diller, who announced the change during a Goldman Sachs Group investor conference in New York. IAC/InterActiveCorp completed its purchase of Ask Jeeves in July.”By the way, Jeeves will disappear, and we will be called Ask or,” Diller said during the conference. “Not that I don’t like that butler. He’s actually a thinner butler now.” To learn more click here.