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Bing goes social with Facebook, Twitter integration

Bing goes social with Facebook, Twitter integration

In what it claims to be the largest update ever, Microsoft will introduce social results to its search engine -- not unlike the "Search, Plus Your World" initiative Google shared in January. However, instead of showing only Google+ data, Bing will incorporate info from relevant contacts...

Microsoft launches So.cl social network for students

Microsoft launches So.cl social network for students

Microsoft Research’s FUSE Labs has launched a new social network designed with students in mind. The experimental site is called So.cl (pronounced “social”) and is initially being made available to students at the University of Washington, Syracuse University and New…
Facebook takes on traditional e-mail with Social Inbox

Facebook takes on traditional e-mail with Social Inbox

Facebook has announced a new product that will compete directly with the e-mail services provided by Yahoo, Microsoft, Google, and AOL. Facebook believes traditional e-mail is too slow and cumbersome; it needs be brought into the modern world of messaging.…