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Copernic - the Mamma's boy

The deal struck in November last year between Mamma and Copernic is finally approved and would acquire Copernic Technologies.

This deal has had several ups and downs when Copernic killed the proposed agreement in April to be taken over by Inc. after the announcement that was the subject of a formal investigation by U.S. securities regulators. [via] derives revenue from pay-per-click and graphic ads and this acquisition will certainly expose's advertisers to a broader demographic.

Copernic recently unveiled Copernic Desktop Search 1.6 that allows features from withing the Firefox browser or IE through a toolbar.

In another development, News Corp. is in talks to acquire Blinkx, another popular desktop search tool.

View the official press release - and Copernic Technologies Sign New Letter of Intent