|Forum: Bing Search Engine News|
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|201:|| MSN Hires Top Yahoo Search Talent Gary Flake|
"Microsoft on Monday said it has hired away Gary Flake, a principal scientist at Yahoo Research Lab and former head of research at the Web portal's Overture Services division."
|Apr 12, 2005|
|202:|| Attaining Quality Ranks on MSN Search|
"We are about 1.5 months old, a store, selling something very common."
|Apr 6, 2005|
|203:|| New MSN Game Called Search Supremo|
"Think you're a good searcher? Can you beat Search Supremo, MSN's search champion? Use new MSN Search to help answer ten quirky quiz questions in a row, against the clock."
|Mar 18, 2005|
|204:|| MSN Announces Search Champ Invites|
"Due to the success of the program we are now planning Search Champs V2 that will take place this April. The invites should be out within the next 48 hours. We worked hard in our selection process for V2 to ensure diversity, a wide range of backgrounds amongst the invitees, and fresh perspectives. "
|Mar 17, 2005|
|205:|| MSN to Unveil PPC Program|
"Microsoft will on Wednesday signal a direct assault on one of the main profit-generators of Google and Yahoo when it unveils an advertising service that lets users link their messages to the results of internet searches."
|Mar 14, 2005|
|206:|| MSN Fires up Start.com RSS Aggregator Beta|
MSN beta tests rss aggregator. update: " and *splat* - they are gone"
|Mar 10, 2005|
|207:|| PicSearch Announces Collaboration With MSN|
"Picsearch announced today that it has entered into an agreement to supply the new MSN Search service with image search services. This means that MSN consumers may search for electronic images on the Internet using technology made available by Picsearch."
|Feb 22, 2005|
|208:|| MSN Searchbox Power User Shortcuts|
An MSN power searcher cheat sheet.
|Feb 21, 2005|
|209:|| Rank Checking MSN RSS Feeds|
Using RSS browsers such as Opera to monitor keywords has never been easier!
|Feb 4, 2005|
|210:|| MSN Ramps Up Marketing with TV Ad Campaign|
"MSN is to embark on a multi-million pound ad campaign to promote its new own-brand search engine, launched yesterday."
|Feb 3, 2005|
|211:|| MSN Search Hits Full Time Almost 100% of the Time now||Jan 25, 2005|
|212:|| New MSN Search Now Live - Now you see it - Now you Don't|
More real world testing from MSN as the Beta tag is dropped and results go live on MSN. Sources say beta to go final on the first, but results will continue to be live on and off this next few weeks. Webmasters report seeing repeative searches from the beta index on the live site.
|Jan 14, 2005|
|213:|| Bill Gates says: "Today's Search is Nothing"|
Gates goes on to say, "...our research agenda will allow us to take today's search from ourselves and Google and make what we have today look like a joke."
|Jan 11, 2005|
|214:|| MSN Search will Turn more users to Beta Next Week|
" Oshoma Momoh, General Manager, MSN Search Program Management, says that "Next week we intend to begin turning up the dial and direct more of our users to the Beta."
|Jan 9, 2005|
|215:|| Microsoft Embeds Search in Windows Instant Messenger|
" The rectangular box, embedded in a preview version of the company's MSN Messenger 7.0, is a search field. Users will be able to launch Internet searches directly from that field, automatically opening a Web browser to display the relevant results on an Internet search site. "
|Dec 13, 2004|
|216:|| MSN Search Friendly Rank Checkers|
MSN search blog lists rank checkers for use with the msn beta.
|Dec 4, 2004|
|217:|| MSN Bench Testing Beta on Live MSN.com Searches|
Quite a few members are seeing the live beta results right off the MSN Homepage.
|Dec 2, 2004|
|218:|| Google "sandbox" has SEOs Playing Yahoo and MSN Harder|
"...as an SEO, I love the new MSN beta, as I am on the first or second page for all my big and small keywords. Google is blocking me from trying to reach the world, but MSN isn't blocking me from doing that..."
|Nov 27, 2004|
|219:|| Basis Technology Enhances Multilingual Search in MSN Search Engine|
"Rosette performs linguistic analysis that helps information retrieval applications understand search queries."
|Nov 26, 2004|
|220:|| Microsoft Releases Screenshot of New Search Engine|
...and the screen shot is taken with FireFox.
|Nov 23, 2004|
|221:|| Optimizing for Microsoft Search||Nov 23, 2004|
|222:|| The Top 200 MSN Searchs Updated Weekly by MSN||Nov 20, 2004|
|223:|| 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|
|224:|| 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|
|225:|| MSN Search Tech Preview #3|
Round 2 gives way to a fresh set of results and tweaked algo. It is starting to look a lot like real horse race.
|Oct 12, 2004|
|226:|| MSN Admits News Bot Scruffed Up Bias|
"MSN Newsbot, by contrast, gives favorable placement to articles from Microsoft's own MSNBC.com news site -- late Friday afternoon, half of Newsbot's 22 front-page stories came from MSNBC.com."
|Aug 1, 2004|
|227:|| Ballmer to Google: 'We Will Compete'|
"There's a lot of Google fascination out there and we share it, and we're going to compete," Ballmer said with characteristic bluster. "We're going to compete very, very hard."
|July 30, 2004|
|228:|| "Local PC File Search" to Challenge Puffin|
Microsoft challenges Google again and intros new hard drive search.
|July 30, 2004|
|229:|| MSN Sandbox : Lookout now Available Free for Outlook|
The recently acquired Lookout software is being given away free by Microsoft.
|July 28, 2004|
|230:|| Microsoft Begins Advertising New Search Engine|
In our Hotmail inboxs this morning: "Introducing the New MSN Search...". That says alot about how confident they are of the quality level of the new engine.
|July 27, 2004|
|231:|| 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|
|232:|| Microsoft Appoints New Sales Director of Search|
"Matt Lydon was promoted to senior sales director of search, a newly created position on the ad sales team..."
|July 19, 2004|
|233:|| 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|
|234:|| 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|
|235:|| Former AltaVista Employee Charged with Hacking|
Now a employee of MSN. "Microsoft officials confirmed yesterday that Laurent Chavet works for the company, but they would not specify his assignment."
|July 11, 2004|
|236:|| RED Alert : It's Alive! - MSN Search Technology Preview|
Preview of the new Microsoft algorithmic search engine.
|July 1, 2004|
|237:|| Microsoft Postures To Take on Google|
Gates personally ratchets up the rhetoric.
|June 28, 2004|
|238:|| Microsofts MSNBot Supports Robots.txt Delay Command|
Long asked for by Webmasters is a new "robots delay" command: "...it allows you to specify via robots.txt an amount of time (in seconds) that MSNBot should wait before retrieving another page from that host. "
|June 12, 2004|
|239:|| MSNbot On the Prowl with a Healthy Appetite|
" Some webmasters love it and try to feed it as much as possible. Other webmasters don't see any reason to use up bandwith for a search engine that doesn't currently exist."
|June 11, 2004|
|240:|| MSN Search Claims to Freeze Out Web Spam|
"In a sample of one billion web pages, Microsoft claims that eight per cent are spam."
|June 10, 2004|