IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet media conglomerate headed by Barry Diller, plans to introduce a local information service next week that combines Web search, city guides, maps and event listings, in one of the company’s broadest moves yet to combine its assets, Mr. Diller said yesterday.

The new Web-based city guides, scheduled to start Dec. 4, will be followed later in December by a redesign of the Ask.com search service, a small but fast-growing rival to Google that Mr. Diller said would offer a new model for Web search.

“We are coming out with AskCity, which is our local service,” Mr. Diller, chairman and chief executive of IAC, said.

The local information service is meant to provide a more convenient way for Web users to comb through the 10 years of entertainment listings and services stored in the CitySearch service of IAC, along with links to maps, events and ticket services.

It combines assets of Ask.com, CitySearch, Evite and TicketMaster, among other IAC properties, Mr. Diller said.

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