Bangalore, May 20: Internet giant Microsoft Corp is likely to launch ist new version of search engine publicly for the first time next week reports the Wall Street Journal.
Microsoft has been testing a new version of the service internally under the name of Kumo.com. The new version is said to be Microsoft's attempt to catch up with Internet search leaders Google Inc and Yahoo Inc. Microsoft has hired JWT, a unit of WPP Plc, to develop an advertising campaign for the product, the paper said, citing people familiar with the matter. The search engine is expected to be unveiled at the "D: All Things Digital" conference.
However no official confirmation available from the company.