|Forum: Bing Search Engine News|
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|41:|| Microsoft's Ballmer says a "Big, Bold Bet" Needed to Beat Google|
"...Further development of adCenter is key - our goal is to create the web's largest advertising network, giving us an engine that will enable us to monetise our services and compete against Google.""
|May 3, 2006|
|42:|| Microsoft's Acquisitions In The Search Sector|
"Microsoft has been spending money to boost its efforts in what's known as vertical search,..."
|June 26, 2007|
|43:|| Microsoft unveils new enterprise search tools for businesses|
"Windows Live Search, which will be available for free from Microsoft's Web site, allows users to search for documents stored on their computers, on departmental computer networks or out on the Internet and see the results in one place."
|May 17, 2006|
|44:|| Microsoft to put Books from British Library Online|
"...Microsoft Corp. said Friday it has signed a deal to scan and put online 100,000 books from the British Library."
|Nov 7, 2005|
|45:|| Microsoft to Demo New Search Technology|
"For months, Microsoft has been testing a prototype of the new search engine, code-named Kumo, with Microsoft employees."
|May 20, 2009|
|46:|| Microsoft to Charge for Bing Search API|
"Developers can expect subscription pricing to start at approximately $40 (USD) per month for up to 20,000 queries each month,"
|Apr 12, 2012|
|47:|| Microsoft spam research paper|
Paper by MSN blue sky thinkers on serach engine spam. Gives an idea of their attitude to search manipulation and their thoughts on addressing the issue.
|June 10, 2004|
|48:|| Microsoft says: "Web search on "positive trajectory"|
"Microsoft Corp. said on Monday its Web search business remains on a "positive trajectory" with plans to roll out several updates over the next 12 months."
|Aug 14, 2007|
|49:|| Microsoft says better than Google soon|
"Microsoft will introduce a search engine better than Google in six months in the United States and Britain followed by Europe, its European president said on Wednesday. "
|Mar 2, 2006|
|50:|| Microsoft curtails how long it stores Web searches|
"Microsoft said it would make all Web search query data anonymous after 18 months on its "Live Search" service, unless it receives user consent to store it longer."
|July 23, 2007|
|51:|| Microsoft buys Lookout Software to Search Email and Desktop Files|
"San Francisco-based Lookout makes software that helps users more quickly search through e-mail stored in Microsoft's Outlook mailbox. Outlook is part of Microsoft's Office software package"
|July 16, 2004|
|52:|| Microsoft and Yahoo in Final Talks on Search Deal|
"If all goes well, the deal could be announced within the next week, sources at both companies said."
|July 17, 2009|
|53:|| Microsoft and Yahoo Search Pact Imminent|
Yahoo is close to making Microsoft's Bing its search provider
|July 29, 2009|
|54:|| Microsoft and Yahoo Search Deal Agreement|
"Yahoo! and Microsoft announced an agreement that will improve the Web search experience for users and advertisers, and deliver sustained innovation to the industry. In simple terms, Microsoft will now power Yahoo! search while Yahoo! will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sales force for both companies' premium search advertisers."
|July 29, 2009|
|55:|| Microsoft and Yahoo Search Alliance Completing In UK, Ireland, France|
Next week, we begin to shift ad serving for Yahoo! Search over to Microsoft Advertising adCenter. This means that adCenter ads will gradually be displayed on Yahoo! Search result pages in the UK, France and Ireland.
|Apr 13, 2012|
|56:|| Microsoft and News Corp To Consider Web Pact?|
"Microsoft has had discussions with News Corp over a plan that would involve the media company being paid to 'de-index' its news websites from Google, setting the scene for a search engine battle that could offer a ray of light to the newspaper industry."
|Nov 23, 2009|
|57:|| Microsoft World Mapping (Beta)|
Microsoft releases a beta world mapping service, MSN Virtual Earth.... with a separate client-side application, Microsoft Location Finder, which integrates with MSN Virtual Earth and allows a user to pinpoint their own position by means of signals from wireless networks.
|July 25, 2005|
|58:|| Microsoft Working On Shopping Engine To Tie into OS|
"Microsoft is working on a new shopping Web site for software, hardware, and peripherals that it plans to advertise in the Windows XP Start Menu and the Internet Explorer Web browser."
|July 12, 2004|
|59:|| Microsoft Will Purge Bing Search Query Data After Six Months|
|Jan 19, 2010|
|60:|| Microsoft Web Search Exec Leaves To Start Own Company|
"Chris Payne, corporate vice president of Windows Live search, is leaving Microsoft to start his own company in Seattle, said the source, who asked not to be identified."
|Mar 8, 2007|
|61:|| Microsoft Wants a Better Way To Search|
"Despite a lack of visible progress in catching up with Google, the leader in Internet search engines, Microsoft says it still believes that it will eventually turn the tables by improving the quality of its search results and by changing the way computer users search."
|Mar 7, 2007|
|62:|| Microsoft Updates Crawler - Supports Compression and If-Modified-Since|
Microsoft has updated it's crawler to support gzip compression and conditional page loading.
|Feb 12, 2008|
|63:|| Microsoft Tries The Idea of BrowseRank|
"Microsoft researchers and academic collaborators detailed an idea this week it calls BrowseRank that seeks to bring more of a human touch."
|July 25, 2008|
|64:|| Microsoft To Shed Billions to Buy Back Stock|
"The Wall Street Journal is reporting that: MICROSOFT WILL PAY a one-time dividend of $3 a share and repurchase $30 billion of its stock over four years, in a $75 billion move to share its cash with investors."
|July 20, 2004|
|65:|| Microsoft To Launch New Search Engine|
"The Redmond, Wash. software maker on Thursday will open to the public its service for searching the Internet after eighteen months of development. The company is trying to tap into the lucrative business now dominated by Google of combining Internet search and advertising."
|Nov 9, 2004|
|66:|| Microsoft Talks to AOL About Internet Search & Advertising Networks|
"...Time Warner Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have been in business discussions over the past several months regarding Internet search and advertising networks, but not a joint venture, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday."
|Sept 15, 2005|
|67:|| Microsoft Starts Windows Live Local:Beta|
"Microsoft on Thursday will release Windows Live Local, a new online service that combines local search with the company's Virtual Earth aerial image service."
|Dec 8, 2005|
|68:|| Microsoft Seeks Mashups for Live Search|
"Microsoft plans to ramp up its efforts to encourage Web developers and other programmers to create mashups -- quickly assembled Web-based programs gluing together different data and technology sources -- that leverage the software vendor's search technology, including its flagship Windows Live Search engine and its Virtual Earth mapping and location service."
|Mar 15, 2007|
|69:|| Microsoft Scores Verizon Search Deal|
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that the firm had reached a 5-year agreement to be the default search provider on Verizon mobile phones and also handle mobile advertising services.
|Jan 8, 2009|
|70:|| Microsoft Says Search Engine To Launch by July|
"Instead of including paid listings within search results, which critics say results in misleading search results, MSN said it will display paid listings separately at the top and to the right of search results generated by its search engine."
|Mar 21, 2004|
|71:|| Microsoft Releases Screenshot of New Search Engine|
...and the screen shot is taken with FireFox.
|Nov 23, 2004|
|72:|| Microsoft Quietly Launches Shopping Portal|
An important story was quietly overlooked by the majority of the web last week - Microsoft's re-entry into the online shopping engine space: "The site aims to provide smaller vendors with the "face time" that brick-and-mortar retailers cannot or are not willing to provide."
|Oct 19, 2004|
|73:|| Microsoft Postures To Take on Google|
Gates personally ratchets up the rhetoric.
|June 28, 2004|
|74:|| Microsoft MSN Update 23rd August||Aug 25, 2006|
|75:|| Microsoft MSN Search: New SERPs Sat 8th July|
"Looking at MSN today and I see a complete change of the SERPs..."
|July 10, 2006|
|76:|| Microsoft Live.com Webmaster Portal Beta|
"...the next-generation set of tools, content and resources for SEO professionals and webmasters..."
|Aug 24, 2007|
|77:|| Microsoft Live Search Update Under Way||Dec 15, 2008|
|78:|| Microsoft Live Search SERPs Update?|
"WebmasterWorld members are reporting changes to the SERPs."
|Feb 6, 2008|
|79:|| Microsoft Live Search Mobile Voice Command Capability|
"Live Search Mobile, which users have to download to their handsets, displays listings and driving directions on maps, Microsoft said Monday. The company will also offer free 411 directory assistance from any phone."
|Oct 16, 2007|
|80:|| Microsoft Live Search Mobile (Beta)||Dec 1, 2006|