Microsoft releases new search engine

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 01 2005 @ 19:17 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Today Microsoft launched the final version of its new sarch engine, aiming to close the gap between MSN search and search engine king Google.
The world's largest software maker also revamped its MSN.com Web portal www.msn.com to make its search engine more prominent and also tweaked the site's content and advertising to remove clutter, said Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft's vice president in charge of content and services at the MSN Internet division.
Microsoft said it has included the full range of information found in the Microsoft Encarta encyclopedia, to get definitions, calculations, geographical and historical information.

You can try it here. More info at Reuters


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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