November 26, 2014 6:26 PM ET

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Company Overview of Lycos, Inc.

Company Overview

Lycos, Inc. operates a network of community and social sites. It offers search products, including Lycos Search, a suite of tools that helps people to find whatever they're looking for, that range from traditional Web results to videos, images, shopping deals, and more; HotBot, a search tool for finding the content, images, videos, and news on the Web; and Who Where, a solution to find people, local business listings, business phone numbers and addresses, and driving directions. The company also provides games with — and against — other people to win real cash and other prizes; and games from various genres, including action, puzzles, strategy, and more. In addition, it offers Website tools,...

100 5th Avenue

Waltham, MA 02451

United States

Founded in 1995





Key Executives for Lycos, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
Vice President of Finance
Chief Operating Officer
Chairman of Ybrant Digital Limited and Chief Executive Officer of Ybrant Digital Limited
President of Ybrant Digital
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Lycos, Inc. Key Developments

Lycos, Inc. Announces Release of Evincible

Lycos, Inc. announced the release of Evincible, a social word game for iOS. Evincible is available for free download, or $0.99 for a Premium version including additional categories, from Apple's App Store. The new game launched in the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch on 11/28/12. In Evincible, players can either challenge their Facebook friends or a complete stranger to a game. After selecting a category, players give their opponents three clues to guess a word. The more guesses it takes for the opponent to correctly guess the word, the more points the challenger receives. Categories range from groups of everyday words like Food or Household items to more pop-culture focused categories like Celebrities and Movie Titles.

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