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May 16, 2005

16:12
Microsoft has made their experimental web search result clustering available at the MSN Beta site. It is very unimpressive as of now with very poor presentation of the results compared to, e.g., Vivisimo, but perhaps they can improve it in the future. Also, it only works in Internet Explorer.
Source: unstruct
Categories: Weblogs
10:52
Microsoft has released a new version of their desktop search. It now runs on Windows 2003 without special tricks and supports a lot of iFilters. A quick glance seemed indicated that they are at least as capable as the new Google desktop search that was released recently.
Source: unstruct
Categories: Weblogs

May 12, 2005

16:03
We’ve written about IntelliSeek’s BlogPulse here before. There is a now a new and improved version that tracks 10.8m blogs growing with 47k per day. Over 400k entries are added each day. They track popular links, people and phrases as before in the blogoshere.
Source: unstruct
Categories: Weblogs

May 7, 2005

12:38
Position Title: Research Scientist Location: Seattle, WA Description: Be part of a mature company conducting artificial intelligence research and development. Work cooperatively to conduct and apply cutting edge research, write research proposals, architect and design systems, direct small teams of developers and participate in implementation, testing and integration. Stottler Henke’s Seattle Office specializes in developing [...]
Source: unstruct
Categories: Weblogs

May 5, 2005

14:52
Fortune has an interesting inside look at Microsoft’s problems in trying to beat Google in the search game.
Source: unstruct
Categories: Weblogs

April 21, 2005

11:43
Job title: Research Engineer Location: San Diego, California Description: You will work with a small team of scientists creating innovative solutions to customer problems. These new solutions often form the basis of new or improved products in the Kofax family. Responsibilities include implementing and designing algorithms for natural language and image processing (e.g. classification, extraction), prototype system development, [...]
Source: unstruct
Categories: Weblogs

April 13, 2005

09:16
Not long after their last price reduction, Google has again reduced the prices on their appliances. This is interested since it clearly shows where the market is going, and fast. Now you can index 100k documents for $3k, a price reduction down to a third. The higher-end boxes now start at $30k for 500k documents [...]
Source: unstruct
Categories: Weblogs

April 9, 2005

20:54
Our favourite analogy is the title of an article in ComputerWorld. It’s about desktop search and in this case the author prefers X1.
Source: unstruct
Categories: Weblogs