Sunnyvale, California – (The Hosting News) – January 27, 2009 – Search engine, and comparison shopping web site, Become.com, was chosen for the 2009 OnMedia 100 List, an award given to private and emerging technology companies, based on demonstrated growth, market opportunity, customer traction, and quality of innovation.
Michael Yang, CEO of Become.com remarked, ”We are proud that Become.com has been recognized for its growing impact on online shopping. We look forward to continued success.
Become.com and other recipients will be recognized at the 2009 OnMedia 100 Conference. The conference will be co-presented by Forbes and feature presentations and high-level debates from CEOs, journalists, and other industry experts.
Tony Perkins, Founder and Editor of AlwaysOn added, ”The 2009 OnMedia 100 companies have demonstrated their tenacity even in the toughest economic conditions that the technology world has ever encountered. We applaud their success in pushing the boundaries of innovation, creating market opportunities and transforming the industry even in the earlier stages of their businesses.”
The winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a selection process to finalize the list.
A list of the OnMedia 100 winners is available at http://alwayson.goingon.com/permalink/post/30893.
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Become.com is a product search and comparison shopping engine. Founded by industry pioneers Michael Yang and Yeogirl Yun, Become.com helps shoppers make better buying decisions. Become.com searches 5 billion web pages using its AIR technology to provide product research and then makes it easy to compare and buy products from brand name retailers.
To learn more, please visit: www.become.com.