On February 1, Google went public (via SearchEngineLand.com) with claims that Microsoft is copying Google search results with Bing. Microsoft is denying the charge, but has yet to provide specifics in its own defense.
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Google is confirming that it has bought in-game advertising provider AdScape Media for an undisclosed amount. Guess that means Microsoft is going to have to come up with some kind of response when asked about Google as a competitor to Microsoft's Massive acquisition.
Microsoft is preparing to move Office Live Workspace, the online storage/collaboration service adjunct to Office, from beta to final before the end of this year.
When Marc Lucovsky, one of Microsoft's top Windows architects, jumped ship and joined Google a couple of years ago, nobody (including Lucovsky) was willing to say what his new role would be inside Redmond's search rival. Now we know what Lucovsky is doing (thanks to former Microsoft chief blogger Robert Scoble).
At this week’s open house for press and analysts, Microsoft Research (MSR) will be showing off a multitude of projects, including a (so far) little-publicized distributed-computing platform under development that is code-named “Dryad.” Dryad is one of a number of large-scale-computing efforts in which Microsoft researchers are engaged.
Will Microsoft -- which has been following and emulating most of Google's search moves -- dump its MSN Search API (which is SOAP-based)?
The most interesting piece of information from Microsoft's Q1 FY 2007 earnings, in my mind, was the loss posted by the company's Online Services Business unit.
Sun is expected to offer more details on Wednesday, August 15, on its deal with Google to distribute StarOffice as part of the Google Pack. Meanwhile, could Microsoft rival Adobe be readying an Office competitor of its own?
Microsoft is making changes to Windows Vista in response to a Google complaint that claimed Vista's integrated desktop search is harming the performance of Google Desktop and hampering customer choice. Microsoft plans to incorporate some of the search-related changes in Vista Service Pack 1, which the company is finally admitting will be out in beta form before the end of 2007.
It's been three months since Satya Nadella took over as Corporate Vice President in charge of Microsoft's Search & Advertising Platform Group. Nadella shared what's coming next from Microsoft, starting with the fall Live Search update.