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Microsoft's new search engine is called 'Bing'; mobile client is forthcoming (updated)

Microsoft's new search engine is called 'Bing'; mobile client is forthcoming (updated)

Sure enough, it was revealed this morning at D7 that Microsoft's new search engine — excuse us, they're calling it a Decision Engine — previously known by its Kumo code name, is officially to be called "Bing," just like we'd heard. It also gives us another reason to run this killer picture. But Bing's not being touted as just another search engine. It's got goals.Bing is specifically...

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What the Ukraine, a legend and that guy from 'Friends' have to do with Live Search

What the Ukraine, a legend and that guy from 'Friends' have to do with Live Search

As the days go by and the seasons change, we hold out hope that one day Microsoft's branding schemes will begin to make a little more sense.Today is not that day.ZDNet's Mary-Jo Foley spotted a Wall Street Journal post in which some new names have solidified as candidates for a Live Search refresh. First there's Kiev (which we're now told is spelled Kyiv - thanks, Peter, though we...

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