Fast Search & Transfer Inc., a Norwegian firm that has its U.S. headquarters in Needham, reports that Times Online, the online aspect of London's The Times, has selected the FAST Enterprise Search Platform to power its new online Travel Channel.

FAST develops enterprise search technologies and solutions. In addition to enhancing the experience for its users, Times Online's investment in FAST will create contextual advertising solutions for its advertisers, company officials said.

FAST's corporate headquarters is based in Oslo, Norway. It claims more than 2,600 customers including Dell Computer Corp., IBM Corp. and Vodafone Group.

Source: MHT