Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Updates Xbox One Controller Firmware
Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 Memory Now Available
Samsung Advances Smart eMBMS Solution with Improved Video
Mitsubishi Chemical Files Patent Lawsuit Against Red Phosphors in China
New Vivaldi Browser Aims At Tech Savvy Users
Acer Liquid Z200 Smartphones Debut in Japan
Huawei To Boost Smartphone Shipments
Internet Problems Temporarily Took Down Facebook, Instagram
Active Discussions
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
full screen wide screen
Hi
About the restriction problem of chapter quantity in DVD
Booktype utilities for LiteON and OEM DVD Recorders
downgrade a nero vision 5 project to nero vision 2
what is the minimum burning speed
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, November 11, 2004
Microsoft targets Google with MSN Search beta


MSN today fired a shot across Google's bow with the debut of a beta version of its newly developed MSN Search service.

Microsoft claimed that the offering, which is targeted at consumers, provides a new class of faster, customisable search tools.

The global beta version of MSN Search is available today for public use in the US and worldwide in 26 markets and 11 languages from local MSN websites.

The tool indexes over five billion web documents - some three billion fewer than Google - and offers enhanced search functionality by providing relevant answers to direct 'natural language' questions such as: 'What is the second-longest coastline in the world?'

MSN Search also features a 'Search Near Me' tool designed to automatically provide information and resources that are geographically close by.

Content-specific searching has been integrated into the offering to allow consumers to search for specific information using search tabs such as 'web', 'news' and 'images'.

Users can customise search results by emphasising or de-emphasising certain search criteria, such as specific sites or domains, countries, regions or languages.

"The release of our beta is a huge step towards delivering the information consumers are looking for online, faster than previous versions of MSN Search," said Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president for the MSN Information Services & Merchant Platform division at Microsoft.

"With better results and more powerful search tools, MSN Search is creating a new, higher standard for online search, one that helps consumers find the information they need, when they need it."

Microsoft has built the core search engine in-house over the past two years based on its own technology. The MSN Search beta can be accessed here.


Previous
Next
New Windows not for Itanium        All News        Zoran releases new multimedia solutions for mobile phones
New Windows not for Itanium     General Computing News      Iomega announces new mini hard drive

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Reports Second Quarter Results
Microsoft Launches the Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 Smartphones
Microsoft Attacks Google Over Security Disclosures
Microsoft To Release Customer-centric Solutions This Spring
Tech Giants Support Microsoft In Data Fight With U.S.
Cortana Arrives in France, Italy, Germany, and Spain
Microsoft Creates Tools That Unlock the Power of Living Cells
Microsoft Acquires Mobile Email App Provider Acompli
Microsoft Accidentally Anounced Acquisition Of Acompli
Microsoft Offers Massive Music Deals For The Holidays
Microsoft Slashes Prices Of Xbox One, Surface 3 For Black Friday
Samsung Loses Bid Against Microsoft

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .