AOL's New StudyBuddy

The Time Warner unit is partnering with Blinkx to position itself as the best educational search technologyand, it hopes, snag more advertisers

When it comes to educational search, AOL is determined to be at the head of the class. On Aug. 9, the company launched a free search engine that scans thousands of teacher-approved Web sites for information to help students with everything from algebra homework to history reports.

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