With a new design, better search features and more relevant search results the company is taking a direct strike at search engine leader Google.
One of the new features is closer coherence between MSN Search and Microsoft's Encarta encyclopedia:
One new feature of MSN Search that Google lacks is allowing users to ask specific questions such as "What is the capital of Peru?" and "What is the largest ocean in the world?"More details at TechNewsWorld
The answers come from an on-line version of Microsoft's Encarta encyclopedia, which has more than 1.4 million entries.