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  • Blog Post: Bing Visual Search – how to make it work in Australia

    Like the entire blogosphere , I wanted to check out Bing Visual Search for myself this morning. So I clicked on www.bing.com/visual search only to be disappointed with the following: So I quickly changed the default country to the US ands voila, works fine ! This new Bing feature is just something you...
  • Blog Post: Bing & Google via ZDNET :-)

    A bit of fun here via the ZDNet Ratbags team:
  • Blog Post: See the Bing Test Drive on Channel 9

    http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/LauraFoy/Bing-Test-Drive-Microsofts-new-search-engine/ Lots of internet/blogger chatter of course on our new search brand announcement last week. I thought this video test drive, done in the informal style of Channel 9 , was a good way for Australian partners to see some...
  • Blog Post: Sharepoint 2007 and WSS 3.0 SP2 available

    http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2009/04/28/announcing-service-pack-2-for-office-sharepoint-server-2007-and-windows-sharepoint-services-3-0.aspx One to forward to your technical teams !
  • Blog Post: Updates on our search roadmap

    We published overnight some information on the way we will integrate FAST and Sharepoint going forwards, as well as a broader view on our search roadmap. http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2009/feb09/02-10NewEnterpriseSearchPR.mspx http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2009/feb09/02-10FASTFeature...
  • Blog Post: Scoble and Brad Goldberg on Microsoft Live Search

    This is a fascinating interview led by Robert Scoble with Brad Goldberg who runs Live Search - learn about Brad's perspectives on how Microsoft will look to change the game in search. http://www.fastcompany.tv/video/microsoft-search-will-it-use-mahalo-techniques-compete-with-google
  • Blog Post: Learn More About Our Advertising Business

    There is a Microsoft-hosted forum going on right now for the leaders of the online advertising business - http://www.advance08.com/home.html And as part of the event there are a few announcements of interest to partners tracking the developments in this new area of Msft's business: • Press Release...
  • Blog Post: FAST acquisition closes

    " REDMOND, Wash. — April 25, 2008 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has completed settlement of its tender offer for Fast Search & Transfer ASA, a leading provider of enterprise search solutions. Microsoft’s plans to acquire FAST were originally announced Jan. 8, 2008. FAST will operate as...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announces Offer to Acquire Fast Search & Transfer

    Press release: "REDMOND, Wash., and OSLO, Norway — Jan. 8, 2008 — Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq “MSFT”) today announced that it will make an offer to acquire Fast Search & Transfer ASA (OSE: “FAST”), a leading provider of enterprise search solutions, through a cash tender offer for 19.00 Norwegian kroner...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express

    Some big announcements have just been made on our search offering yesterday. The main item is the announcement of a free enterprise search product - Microsoft Search Server Express 2008 - with a release candidate available for download today. Main product site: http://www.microsoft.com/enterprisesearch...
  • Blog Post: Reminder - the Live portal for partners

    http://partner.live.com/windowslive/Default.aspx I've blogged this before but as the Live story ramps up now it's probably time for a reminder. This part of the portal gives a whole bunch of info for partners such as: Windows Live Opportunity Windows Live Platform Windows Live Platform Quick Applications...
  • Blog Post: Updated Live.com search engine

    See here for a press release on the updated Live.com search engine. I then just tried a sample search and was honestly (!) amazed at the speed improvements alone. Go on try it yourself and let me know what you think: www.live.com (More info available on the product team blog: http://livesearch.spaces...
  • Blog Post: Get paid by us for delivering a Sharepoint deployment plan

    This has been in works for a while, and has now gone live. The Sharepoint equivalent of the Desktop Deployment Planning Services initiatives. You can sign up for free and we will pay you to deliver a deployment plan for one of our Software Assurance customers. Find out more: https://iwsolve.partners...
  • Blog Post: Official Microsoft Worldwide Team blogs

    One of the Vista team in the US went to the trouble of creating a list of Microsoft team blogs - meaning those in the product groups in the US building our products. If interesting then please go back to the list as I am sure this will get updated regularly. Source page: http://windowsvistablog.com/blogs...
  • Blog Post: New - QuickStart for Windows Live

    " Windows Live™ Quickstart is your one-stop-shop for training, resources, up to date information, news, and pre-release cool stuff! As a member you will be eligible for all of the Windows Live™ commercial offers. Sign In to participate! " You can register now for the QuickApps contest and over the coming...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Tafiti - Silverlight based UI for Search

    This just came out - a new experimental front end for Live Search - FAQ Here . The introduction of the 'shelf' is quite novel - here is how you use it: Step 1. Go to www.tafiti.com Step 2: Enter your search term (I am going to search for Tafiti itself): Step 3: You'll see search results and the 'shelf...
  • Blog Post: New Features in Live Search - find faces !

    http://blogs.msdn.com/livesearch/archive/2007/07/27/three-new-features-in-live-search-images.aspx Now that is a great idea - we've all spent ages scrolling through pages of images looking for something - at least now you can narrow a search for someone when you want a face. Try it yourself: without the...
  • Blog Post: Live Search Maps Add-In for Outlook

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7a0bce98-eab4-40a3-b7ec-43c09d6ae8cb&DisplayLang=en I installed this today - useful add-on for Outlook. Quick dry run so you can see how it works: I created a test appopintment with myself at the MS Australia offices: and clicked Find Locations...
  • Blog Post: Another important VE win

    Just read that Tesco has moved it's store locator to Virtual Earth: http://www.tesco.com/storelocator/ - excellent to see. Keep watching this space for a local initiative for partners on VE...
  • Blog Post: Enterprise Search US$1000 Partner Deployment Services Subsidy Offer

    Firstly please note that whilst we call this 'enterprise' search we encourage partners to think 'business' search - this applies to all sizes of customer not just the biggest ones. Found this great offer and realised I hadn't promoted it beforehand. Basically we will subsidise your services costs for...
  • Blog Post: Get a t-shirt for completing the Search Online training

    We've had amazing levels of interest and excitement around our search proposition to partners, but we want more ! So we've put together an offer to get more and more partners signing up for Quick Start for Search, and to reward those that have done it already - but you have to complete the free training...
  • Blog Post: Enterprise Search Deep Dive Presentations

    From Mark Harrison : " Six detailed presentations on enterprise search in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Download Enterprise Search Strategy and Opportunities ... This session starts with an overview of Microsoft's enterprise search strategy, reviews the various products that it affects, and...
  • Blog Post: Free Search Training - Sydney 20th March

    http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032323071&Culture=en-AU You will begin to hear more and more from us on the massive opportunity for partners to take our amazing search technologies to help customers be more productive. Don't worry (in case you were) about the word 'enterprise...
  • Blog Post: Quick Start for Search Reminder

    http://www.quickstartmicrosoftsearch.com (free to register) A reminder that this awesome site for helping partners get started with understanding and leveraging our search platform is up and running and being continually developed. The site has been added to recently - here are some highlighted contents...
  • Blog Post: Live Search and Live Maps Videocasts

    Interesting video on how to use some of the higher end features in Live Search from one of the product team: Video: Windows Live Series - Live Search And a similar one on Live Maps: Video: Windows Live Series - Live Maps
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