Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Microsoft launches beta version of new MSN search
Posted on 12-Nov-2004 00:30. | Tags Filed under: News.



The global beta version of MSN Search is available today for public use in the United States, and worldwide in 26 markets and 11 languages from local MSN Web sites.

The new MSN Search provides answers to direct questions in plain English. In addition, the Search Near Me feature automatically provides information and resources that are close to the user's location, reducing the time needed to find geographically relevant information and eliminating the need to go through thousands of links. Finally, searching for news, images or music is fully integrated into the new user experience.

At the heart of the new MSN Search is a new search engine, built over the past two years on Microsoft technology, that improves search results by offering consumers a vast index of information, based on more than 5 billion Web documents.

A feature called Search Builder allows users can customize search results by emphasizing or de-emphasizing certain search criteria, such as specific sites or domains, countries, regions, or languages. Consumers who want to apply specific criteria to their searches can visit a menu of adjustable on-screen dials for each criterion.


More information: http://beta.search.msn.com...

comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Gareth Morgan is a genius
Created by Satch, last reply by Geektastic on 11-Dec-2016 20:52 (186 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13


NZ Prime Minister John Key Resigns
Created by ajobbins, last reply by Fred99 on 11-Dec-2016 07:35 (222 replies)
Pages... 13 14 15


The President Of The USA - Who do you think?
Created by TimA, last reply by DarthKermit on 10-Dec-2016 20:29 (913 replies)
Pages... 59 60 61


Spark wireless broadband and home /lan access: CGNAT limitations
Created by yokkem, last reply by BarTender on 8-Dec-2016 15:57 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Woooaaahh earthquake 2016-11-14
Created by Fred99, last reply by DarthKermit on 9-Dec-2016 16:16 (471 replies)
Pages... 30 31 32


Wilson's Car Park - When Free is not free
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by cr250bromo on 9-Dec-2016 09:30 (51 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Gigabit cable now available
Created by sub, last reply by chiefie on 8-Dec-2016 17:38 (733 replies)
Pages... 47 48 49


Having a bit of wifi issues with the hg659b
Created by anotherasian, last reply by mdf on 11-Dec-2016 19:07 (11 replies)