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SharePoint 2010 search scope issue

Ever had this error? The search service is currently offline. Visit the Services on Server page in SharePoint Central Administration to verify whether the service is enabled. This…

Microsoft launches new Bing search engine

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s chief executive, has unveiled Bing, a new online search tool that he hopes will rival Google. I suppose ‘Bing’, will be more successful than the…

Microsoft promises to slash cost of ‘high-end’ search

“Microsoft has promised to make enterprise search cost effective under a roadmap outlined today, having splashed out $1.3bn on FAST Search and Transfer a year ago.The company’s roadmap…

Microsoft Unveils New Enterprise Search Road Map

Strategy features FAST Search for SharePoint and FAST Search for Internet Business.Microsoft Corp. today disclosed a detailed road map for its enterprise search products, including the introduction of…

The environmental impact of Google searches

Well who would have thought!!!! According to the Sunday Times, research says that performing two Google searches uses up as much energy as boiling the kettle for a…

The Daily Telegraph: Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer sets out internet search ambitions

In an interview with Steve, MS Live has only 3% of market share of searches.Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has declared that he wants the software giant to…

Live Search new look

I’ve had MS Live search as my default home page for some time and it’s great, pretty much does the same as Google. In the past month, there’s…

Search Server 2008…..A few facts:

– Search Server 2008 is unable to be installed with MOSS 2007; only with WSS 3.0 SP1. MOSS has the search server engine built into it (WSS does…

Google joins the corporate super-league

The world’s second favorite search engine, after Microsoft Live of course…right!!!!. Only ExxonMobil, General Electric, Microsoft and AT&T are now bigger. So Google is now bigger than IBM,…

Microsoft weighs $50bn tilt at Yahoo!

click here Not sure if this buy out would be allowed, on grounds of anti competition, both in the States and in the EU. This buy out is…