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Overtures Extends Pact with AltaVista  Overture will distribute its pay-for-performance search features to the Products and Services section Free e-mail service ends  Company will drop its free e-mail service to focus on making money from its online search engine New CEO, 30% job cut
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Overture to buy AltaVista for $140 million
Arrested on hacking charges


year 2004 Top ^

Jul.2
  Laurent Chavet, 31, an ex-employee of Alta Vista was arrested for allegedly hacking into the firm's computer system


year 2003 Top ^

Feb.18
  Advertising-driven search engine will buy fallen Internet star for $60 million in cash and $80 million in stock


year 2002 Top ^

May.30
Feb.19


year 2001 Top ^

Sep.18
  James Barnett is taking over a year after previous CEO, R. Schrock, resigned. 160 workers laid off
Mar.18 AltaVista to add online newsstand
  AltaVista will produce the top stories related to search requests. The new feature, licensed from Moreover
Jan.18 More layoffs at AltaVista  Work force to be reduced by 25% down to 600 Jan.10 AltaVista Withdraws IPO  Due to unfavorable conditions in the financial markets

year 2000 Top ^

Oct.19 AltaVista CEO resigns
  Schrock, 41, resigned voluntarily so he could spend time with his family Sep.15 AltaVista cuts jobs by 25%
  225 jobs in Irvine, San Mateo and Palo Alto.



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Arrested on hacking charges
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February 2003
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February 2003 February 2003
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2002
Overtures Extends Pact with AltaVista
Free e-mail service ends
Job Cut
2002 2002
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2002 2002
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2002 2002
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September 2001
High Tech Business
September 2001 September 2001
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New CEO, 30% job cut
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New CEO, 30% job cut
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AltaVista to add online newsstand
Job Cut
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2000
AltaVista CEO resigns
AltaVista cuts jobs by 25%
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