Microsoft to Launch Next Generation Search Engine- Kumo

Although Microsoft is testing the search engine under the Kumo name, executives have said that is just one of several names the company is considering. Microsoft has reportedly put up a clock in one of its buildings with a 40-day countdown to the launch of its next generation search engine, code named Kumo. The search engine focuses on a couple of areas, including an attempt to break down a search query into a couple more detailed options. When searching, say, for the term "Audi," Kumo breaks things down into an initial result with facts such as price and fuel economy[more...]