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Sony, Columbia Join LookSmart Search List

LookSmart Friday added Sony Music Entertainment and Columbia TriStar Interactive to its list of premier search partners which build integrated search and navigation solutions for their Web sites.

"Sony Music Entertainment and Columbia TriStar Interactive's selection of LookSmart are two more endorsements by industry giants of the value of LookSmart's high quality search and navigation solutions," said Evan Thornley, co-founder and chief executive officer of LookSmart (LOOK).

"Increasingly, companies are recognizing that search and navigation are integral components of their Internet strategies. LookSmart is best positioned to solve our partners and customers needs because we are all about helping the world find useful stuff quickly."

"We felt LookSmart offered a thorough, well organized way to integrate search and directory solutions to compliment our existing Web properties. As content offerings continue to reach unprecedented growth levels, it is important that we provide our users with best of breed functionality which allows them to cut through the clutter and find exactly what they want," said John Matra, director of Business Affairs for Columbia TriStar Interactive.