Bing is the direct descendant of Live Search
and MSN Search.
As with any book dealing in technology, the content is a continually moving target: screen shots can differ from day to day, and resources are upgraded (for example, MSN Live Search
, discussed in chapter three is now known as "Bing").
Its third attempt at rebranding itself (it went from MSN Search to Live Search
to Bing) has thrown up some gimmicky and interesting results.
* search the Web with Microsoft Live Search
by speaking their requests, such as weather in San Francisco, pizza in Kansas City, movies, or Father's Day gift ideas.
MS counts Live Search
web searches for movie stars, musicians, and other famous people and then compiles it's findings into an insightful ranking formula that tells you who the world is searching for most.
Farecast helps online travel shoppers make smart travel-purchase decisions with an airfare prediction for their specific trip.
All the technology needed to produce a timely spelling database already exists in search engines such as Google and Microsoft's own Live Search
. Part of the reason for the disparity between the nimbleness of Google and the torpor of Microsoft Word's spell-check--and even that of Google's online word processor Google Docs--is that word processors and search engines try to do different things.
"There s a good deal of excitement brewing over this test, both internally and externally, which we re always glad to see," Microsoft Live Search
general manager Mike Nichols wrote in an online message.
It wasn't until around 2005 that Microsoft caught up and launched Live Search
Microsoft's Live Search
feature currently keeps search logs for 18 months before fully deleting IP addresses and other identifying information.
If you aren't ready to buy, you can set up an airfare alert and we'll e-mall you to let you know what the price is for that particular day," says Mike Fridgen, director of product management for Live Search
With Internet spidering, e-mail threading, SMS communication, tagging and tag clouds, Boolean and Custom Operators, Live Search
, and other advanced Web 2.0 features, Recruiting CRM offers advanced sales and contact management features to the recruiting software marketplace.