Getfugu Names Ask Jeeves ( Founder David Warthen as CTO

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - June 02, 2009) - Getfugu Inc. (OTCBB: GFGU), the next generation mobile search tool, has appointed Ask Jeeves, Inc. ( co-founder and internet visionary David Warthen to Chief Technology Officer. Through his vision and direction at Ask Jeeves, Warthen was instrumental in helping revolutionize online search. In less than 18 months, Ask Jeeves became one of the top Internet search engines globally. Warthen's influence was felt worldwide as he redefined search capabilities and marketing for the online industry. His success ultimately enabled him to take the company public and eventually sell the company to media mogul Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI) for $1.85 billon. In addition to his achievements with Ask Jeeves, Warthen has successfully led a number of smaller startup companies including: Jiles Inc., a start-up company developing natural language search products, Geomas Software, a privately held business developing Geo-Targeted search products based on their intellectual property and Eye Games Inc., a pioneering developer of next-generation man-machine interactive webcam video games. Warthen brings 15 years of senior management experience along with a deep understanding of emerging technologies, trends and market needs. His skill set, expertise and leadership will strengthen Getfugu as the company prepares to launch its mobile applications. In his position as CTO, Warthen will be responsible for ensuring the technical integrity of Getfugu's enterprise platform and for developing the overall technical direction for the company. "I'm delighted to be joining Getfugu and its dynamic team of professionals," said Warthen. "One of my first objectives will be to firm up every technical aspect of the platform to ensure we are on track for an impactful and impressive launch this Fall." "David's appointment to CTO is a tremendous accomplishment for Getfugu, he has been at the forefront of a number of major inventions and technical developments and we look forward to bringing this innovation and expertise in-house to Getfugu," said Bernie Stolar, CEO of Getfugu. Warthen is the latest in a group of esteemed executives to have joined the management and board of Getfugu. In recent months, under the leadership of CEO Bernard Stolar, former Game Evangelist at Google. Recently, Getfugu appointed Beth Doherty as Vice President of Network Sales and Michael Jay Solomon to the Board of Directors. Doherty brings more than 20 years of experience in the high tech and entertainment software industries having held senior positions at companies including THQ Wireless, Acclaim Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA). Michael Jay Solomon is an entertainment industry veteran and past President of Lorimar Telepictures and Warner Bros. International Television. Solomon was credited as being the creator of television syndication and brings years of international experience at marketing and content distribution to the company. Mr. Solomon currently a principal of Shanghai Media Group Broadband (SMGBB) which streams Chinese language broadcast networks from China onto the internet. Solomon has an exclusive contract with Shanghai Media Group for the next ten years. Getfugu expects to launch its applications for mobile devices in the Fall of 2009. Phones with Getfugu applications installed will provide consumers with a completely new experience in web browsing and e-commerce. Offering four unique services -- See it (ARL), Say it (VRL), Find It (GRL) and Get It (Hot-Spotting), Getfugu will offer the simplest and most convenient means to get the information you need and make the purchases you need from the palm of your hand. For further information please visit About GetFugu: Getfugu Inc is the first technology architect to provide a carrier agnostic, platform agnostic mobile search platform. Getfugu will change the way people access the web with their mobile phones. It is designed to encourage use of its applications by simply integrating the mobile phones' core strengths (image recognition, voice recognition, location recognition) into a single customizable application. Additionally, Getfugu offers the only mobile hot-spotting ecommerce platform available worldwide today. The Getfugu platform will be available for 97% of the mobile phones available (over 3.3 billion handsets) worldwide. Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains both historical and forward-looking statements. All statements which are not statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are not based on historical facts, but rather reflect the Company's current expectations concerning future results and events. Similarly, statements that describe the Company's objectives, plans or goals are or may be forward-looking statements. 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