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Microsoft executives flee Internet search arm


Can't compete with Google

While Microsoft
wants its search division to compete with Google, it appears that its executives are leaving.

According to IDG, Dane Glasgow, general manager of Windows Live Search, is leaving. His departure follows the exit of Christopher Payne as corporate vice president of Windows Live Search.

The pair have been unable to make Microsoft Live anything more than the number three search engine.

Last month Microsoft admitted that it had to offer financial incentives to large enterprise customers whose employees use Microsoft's Live Search engine.

In exchange for their employees' Live Search usage, Microsoft is providing "service or training credits" to these enterprise customers, the company said.

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Last modified on 14 August 2013
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