Microsoft -- which, I understand, does much better in search in places like
Europe -- is revamping
Live Search. Instead of tricky new techniques, Microsoft is improving the
basics, increasing the amount of sites it searches for matches. It also features
new fuzzy approaches that better understand how badly we spell and gives us
what we want anyway.
To his great credit, Bill Gates has been thinking and talking about fuzzy search
and natural languages interfaces longer than some of us have been alive.
(So how old are you? I'm looking for the oldest and youngest Redmond Report
readers. Here's a hint: My dad, mom and youngest son all read this newsletter.
Send your age and thoughts to [email protected]
-- relatives are welcome to write in, as well!)
Posted by Doug Barney on October 01, 2007 at 11:52 AM
Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas in May.
Microsoft's latest collaboration application, Loop, is now available as a public preview.
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