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ms after google

remember google automated news? now m$ has a similar one, quite a copy,

http://uk.newsbot.msn.com/


Sunday, July 25, 2004

Yeh! Go MS. What an innovator.

NOT!

TheGeezer
Sunday, July 25, 2004

I've never had a problem with MS, and use their products very often...

But the way they are ripping off Google is just shameless.

Wow...

Roose
Sunday, July 25, 2004

Don't they call this competition?

Uncle Bill
Sunday, July 25, 2004

Umm, I'd call it plagiarism.

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?r=2&q=plagiarism

TheGeezer
Sunday, July 25, 2004

I dunno, does Google do this:

" Newsbot (beta) responds to your reading preferences. Clicking on articles determines what we base your recommendations on."

www.MarkTAW.com
Sunday, July 25, 2004

" Newsbot (beta) responds to your reading preferences. Clicking on articles determines what we base your recommendations on."

That'd be kinda cool if it actually works.

The page looks a bit cluttered though.

Steve Barbour
Monday, July 26, 2004

Hey, I hate MS as much as the next guy who has ever had the urge to shoot Clippy, but this certainly isn't "plagiarism". It looks different (not necessarily better) and works different.

Left as an exercise to the reader to determine if I should have said "differently" rather than "different".

Zahid
Monday, July 26, 2004

LOL.  I bet there's a MS department solely dedicated to reverse engineer everything that google produces...

Kenny
Monday, July 26, 2004

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