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Microsoft/Yahoo search partnership cleared by EU

Reuters – “Under the terms of the partnership struck in July last year, Microsoft’s Bing becomes the search engine for both while Yahoo focuses on attracting big advertisers.”

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US DOJ to OK Microsoft/Yahoo search deal -NY Post

Reuters – “Within the next 20 days to 30 days the Justice officials are expected to give unconditional approval to the search pact with an announcement to coincide with approval by the European Commission, the daily said.”

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FEAR GRIPS GOOGLE

New York Post – “You'd think nothing would get under the skin of search giant Google. But co-founder Sergey Brin is so rattled by the launch of Microsoft's rival search engine that he has assembled a team of top engineers to work on urgent upgrades to his Web service, The Post has learned.”

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Microsoft’s New Bing—The ‘Decision Engine’

Greg Notess – “Microsoft has only been running its own search engine with its own database since February 2005. Now on its third name in just a little longer than 4 years, Bing is finally beginning to offer a more compelling reason to use a Microsoft search engine.”

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Why You Can’t Search The Word ‘Sex’ On Bing

Reuters – “Bing, the new search engine from Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) Corp., doesn’t return any result for one of the most searched terms from India: sex. However, if you tell the search engine that you’re from the USA, or any one of the European countries (users can easily change country without even logging in), and bingo, several links are returned. If you say you are from China or an Arabian country, or Hong Kong or Singapore, again, no luck.”

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