When asked about what whether Microsoft is working on a new search service at TechEd India in Hyderabad Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer declined to share specifics, saying only that there is going to be a lot more innovation in search in the next ten years, than in the last ten. "The problem with search today - and we all know that - is that we've all figured out that if you type less keywords, you get better results. That's crazy." Ballmer feels that search needs to become more semantic and needs to understand what the user wants to search for. Almost acknlowledging that the market leader in search that it isn't Microsoft - though not explicitly naming Google - he said that the company that is the market leader in search - has a lot more room to maneuver. Note: You may watch the live stream of TechEdIndia here; you'll have to install Microsoft Silverlight to view the live stream. On Azure, Windows 7 and Silverlight 2 for Mobile: Azure: Microsoft is planning to make most of its server products available online, in the "Cloud" via its platform Azure, for easy deployment of applications. "In the long run," said Ballmer," growth is going to come disproportionately on application development and application customization types of businesses. More and more information ought to be able to go live in the Cloud." Silverlight 2 For The Mobile: Microsofts competition to video streaming technology Adobe Flash recently got a significant win in India, when it struck…
- After CIC’s Decision, NIXI Resumes Publishing Dispute Resolution Decisions December 1, 2022
- The Delhi High Court ordered a sexually-explicit video to be taken off the internet December 1, 2022
- What India’s IT Minister has to say about the concerns around the new data protection bill December 1, 2022
- Tamil Nadu pushes for Aadhaar-EB card linking despite data risks December 1, 2022
- Info on Online Gambling Law’s Report & Consultation Can’t Be Provided: Tamil Nadu Govt December 1, 2022
MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.
The Structure and Style of a Dogma Community: Conspiracy theories and organized Twitter engagement on Sushant Singh Rajput
Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement
Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?
A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'
India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...
Why ‘group privacy’ should be recognised, and how ‘non-personal’ data becomes a regulatory blindspot
There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data
Please subscribe to MediaNama. Don't share prints and PDFs.
You May Also Like
Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...
135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...
Twitter takes down tweets from MP, MLA, editor criticising handling of pandemic upon government request
By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...