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Windows Live Search to be rebranded as "Kumo?"

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

Monday, November 24, 2008
13 years ago2,715 views

http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-10106314-75.html

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

[Moved from "Microsoft takes control of Kumo.com domain – watch out for the Live Search rebrand" – Tony]

Link:
http://www.liveside.net/main/archive/2008/11/23/microsoft-takes-control-of-kumo-com-domain-watch-out-for-the-live-search-rebrand.aspx

When visiting
http://www.kumo.com/

you'll see

Access Denied
You don't have permission to access "http://www.kumo.com/" on this server.

Reference #18.b64dxxxx.xxxx7517300.af11e

This is what the Whois data says:

Whois Record

Registrant:
   Microsoft Corporation
   Domain Administrator
   One Microsoft Way
   Redmond, WA 98052
   US
  
   +1.4258828080 Fax: +1.4259367329

   Domain Name: KUMO.COM
   Registrar of Record: Corporate Domains, Inc.

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

More info on the domain:
http://www.robtex.com/dns/www.kumo.com.html

It's currently a CNAME for search.live-int.com.edgesuite-staging.net

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Q: How do you beat Google at the search engine game?
[ ] create a better search engine
[ ] rebrand your product until it has a cool name

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