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Windows Live Search to be rebranded as "Kumo?"

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

Monday, November 24, 2008
15 years ago2,955 views

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

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


When visiting

you'll see

Access Denied
You don't have permission to access "" on this server.

Reference #18.b64dxxxx.xxxx7517300.af11e

This is what the Whois data says:

Whois Record

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

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

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

More info on the domain:

It's currently a CNAME for

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 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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