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March 2, 2006 at 1:48 PM

Microsoft: More relevant than Google in 6 months

Wonder if there’s any discomfort over at Microsoft’s PR headquarters today. Microsoft’s European chief told an audience that the MSN search engine will be “more relevant” than Google’s in the U.S. in six months’ time.

That’s being largely translated as Microsoft saying it will be better than Google in six months. And in the search engine business, where relevance is everything, it’s probably safe to say that “more relevant” equals “better than.” Looks like the MSN Search crew should say goodbye to their loved ones, pack a suitcase or two and redirect their home mail to the office in order to make this deadline.

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