Microsoft will introduce a search engine better than Google in six months in the United States and Britain followed by Europe, its European president said on Wednesday.
"What we're saying is that in six months' time we'll be more relevant in the U.S. market place than Google," said Neil Holloway, Microsoft president for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
He said Microsoft's goal--but not its initial offering--would go beyond finding URLs and instead focus in on the specific information sought by Internet users.
For example, he said, potential home-buyers might find a group of houses in the price range and with the precise amenities they're seeking. Or Web surfers might find a restaurant with the kind of menu they want in a particular geographic area.
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