Microsoft-Yahoo deal will give Bing Bling.
Its been announced today that Microsoft and Yahoo have signed a 10 year Internet search partnership deal. The press release has lots of intricate details on how the Yahoo and Microsoft search partnership will work together but the biggest aspect of the deal is that Bing will become the default
Kumo: Already a step behind Google, Yahoo?
According to CNET, once again, Microsoft is finding itself beaten to the punch in the search game. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer may be ready to unveil search engine Kumo as early as next week.While it has been readying Kumo for its first public airing–probably at next week’s D: All Things
Microsoftâ€™s Kumo Search Service.
Never, ever, under estimate Microsoft. In true win at all costs focus, Microsoft is re-packaging its online search service as “Kumo”, a word meaning spider and/or cloud in Japanese. This is hardly news since the announcement was made in early March 2009. But, couple this news with the fact that