Despite Yahoo! drama, Microsoft pushes plans to expand Internet search offerings

Microsoft is pushing ahead with plans to expand its enterprise and Internet search offerings even as its quest to purchase Yahoo remains uncertain and could get uglier.On Wednesday, Fast Search and Transfer (FAST), an enterprise search company that Microsoft said it would acquire in January, added personalization to its existing search product and divulged more details about how […]

Microsoft is pushing ahead with plans to expand its enterprise and Internet search offerings even as its quest to purchase Yahoo remains uncertain and could get uglier.

On Wednesday, Fast Search and Transfer (FAST), an enterprise search company that Microsoft said it would acquire in January, added personalization to its existing search product and divulged more details about how Microsoft will use the technology.

Microsoft is also prepping a new release of its Live Search online offering, code-named Rome, which was revealed in an SEC document filed as part of the Yahoo bid but which Microsoft declined to discuss in more detail.

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