A clock on Microsoft's campus reportedly shows that the software maker plans to launch its Kumo search engine in 40 days.
CNET News has a look at the new search engine, which will be available to testers inside Microsoft later this week
The advertising magazine says Microsoft will spend $80 million to $100 million in an ad campaign to promote its revamped search engine.
At least one user says he is getting search results that bear strong resemblance to the next-generation engine Microsoft has been testing internally.
Microsoft has taken control of the domain name, according to reports, and directing internal traffic to the test site. In Japanese, the word means "cloud" or "spider."
In the months that Microsoft has been testing Kumo, both Yahoo and Google have been working on their own search enhancements. Will Microsoft's update be enough?
Beginning this week, some of Redmond's employees will get access to the new look for Microsoft's Live Search, CNET News has learned.
This post initially linked to inaccurate April search market figures provided by Nielsen, which have since been corrected.
Company expected to demo its next-generation search technology at the D:All Things Digital technology conference, according to reports citing unnamed sources.
Another round of hints, this time in Australia, points to the possibility of Microsoft relaunching its search engine--code-named Kumo--as Bing.