|Forum: Bing Search Engine News|
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|241:|| 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|
|242:|| 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|
|243:|| 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|
|244:|| 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|
|245:|| 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|
|246:|| 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|
|247:|| RED Alert : It's Alive! - MSN Search Technology Preview|
Preview of the new Microsoft algorithmic search engine.
|July 1, 2004|
|248:|| Microsoft Postures To Take on Google|
Gates personally ratchets up the rhetoric.
|June 28, 2004|
|249:|| 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|
|250:|| 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|
|251:|| 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|
|252:|| Gates Says MSN Will Wear White Hat In Search|
"He [Gates] jokingly advised the crowd to buy Google stock and coyly refused comment as to whether he thought Google's advantage lay mostly in marketing."
|June 10, 2004|
|253:|| 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|
|254:|| Ballmer: "MSN Search - Coming Next Year"|
"...hopes to have some of its own search technology development done in the next 12 months..."
|Mar 30, 2004|
|255:|| 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|