Microsoft quietly launched a new, cleaner, start page which mimics Google's personalized search engine.
Microsoft's new Start preview, which isn't official, shows news from BBC News, quick access to weather info, stock quotes (interestingly those from Google, Microsoft and Yahoo are displayed by default) and also news from Reuters, Engadget and Boing Boing.
Start.com/myw3b is currently a preview release. This means that you may experience some glitches from time to time or features that may not be fully polished or complete. But we're hoping you're willing to bear a few glitches and partial features in exchange for seeing your thoughts and ideas implemented in this space as fast as we can. These ideas come directly from your feedback, so keep it coming! It's been awesome so far, and we're definitely listening. Stay tuned to see what's coming