Search is King in Microsoft-Google War
- Microsoft closes in on web search domination. Alvestrand, Viveka // Information World Review;Oct2003, Issue 195, p2
Reports on the plan of Microsoft to invest in web search technologies as of October 2003. Reason for the move; Competitors of MSN.com in the web search market; Launch of Microsoft's MSNBot software in 2004.
- Google Speeds Up Search. Lyons, Daniel // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);9/27/2010 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 156 Issue 13, p1
The article reports on the Instant Search feature launched by Google. This technology makes Internet search faster by delivering results as soon as the user type in the first letter, saving two to five seconds per query. It is claimed that in spite of being the leader in search, Google is...
- Windows Vista: It's A Date. Rooney, Paula // CRN;12/5/2005, Issue 1174, p14
The article reports that Microsoft Corp. is serious about meeting its ship date for Windows Vista during the second half of 2006. During a briefing recently, Microsoft executives said the feature-complete version of the Vista beta test code would be finished by the end of 2005. Observers said...
- Google's desktop search engine falls short. Kearns, Dave // Network World;11/1/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p21
The article informs that Google Inc. has released a desktop search application for Windows that some tout as the beginning of the end for Redmond's evil empire. It is a good search engine, but that's to be expected. But as an "application" it's merely a pale initiation of those coming out of...
- Microsoft vs Google. Kidman, Angus // Australian Personal Computer;Sep2004, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p22
Two of the world's software giants are now engaged in an all-important battle for search supremacy. As any user of the existing Windows "File find" option can attest, Microsoft Corp.'s current search technology isn't exactly an advertisement for speed or efficiency. The principle cause for...
- Search engines dismiss Ask's privacy move. Cooper, Will // New Media Age;12/13/2007, p2
The article reports on the decision of search engines Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! not to offer their consumers an opt-out privacy control, similar to Ask's AskEraser. AskEraser was launched as an option on the Ask.com home page that allows users to tell Ask not to retain any future information...
- HAS MICROSOFT BUILT A GOOGLE KILLER? Lewis, Peter // Fortune International (Europe);12/13/2004, Vol. 150 Issue 11, p53
Discusses the efforts of Microsoft Corporation to compete with Google in the Web search engine market. Details of Microsoft's MSN search engine, in testing as of December 2004; Comparison of MSN search to Google; Analysis of the unique competitive relationship between Microsoft and Google.
- HAS MICROSOFT BUILT A GOOGLE KILLER? Lewis, Peter // Fortune;12/13/2004, Vol. 150 Issue 12, p110
Discusses the efforts of Microsoft Corp. to compete with Google in the Web search engine market. Details of Microsoft's MSN search engine, in testing as of December 2004; Comparison of MSN search to Google; Analysis of the unique competitive relationship between Microsoft and Google.
- Microsoft Tries Making Google a Thing of the Past. Morrissey, Brian // Adweek;5/14/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 20, p14
The article focuses on the computer technology company Microsoft Corporation's interest in surpassing the internet search engine company Google Incorporated in the field of online advertising. Microsoft's chairman Bill Gates mentions a strategy utilizing the company's video game console, X-box,...