Microsoft acquires MotionBridge for mobile search

Posted on Monday, February 13 2006 @ 19:18 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft today announced the acquisition of MotionBridge.

This company is a provider of search technology designed for mobile operators. Microsoft says the move fits in Microsoft's aim of developing mobile services for its Windows Live clients.
"By combining the mobile search solutions of MotionBridge with Microsoft mobile search instruments such as local and web search, we will provide mobile operators and consumers with an even richer search experience."

MotionBridge, which is based in Paris, develops mobile search technology that is currently available to customers with major mobile communications companies in Europe and North America.
Microsoft promises that it will continue to support MotionBridge's existing operator partners.

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