Microsoft and RIM to Launch Live Search for BlackBerry Smartphones

Posted by vasudev on September 13 2008, 9:15 AM. Posted in Live Search.

Microsoft Corp. and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced they are working together to integrate rich Live Search capabilities into the BlackBerry® Browser and BlackBerry Maps.

BlackBerry smartphone users will be able to use Microsoft Live Search as their search engine of choice within the BlackBerry Browser as well as access Live Search from Mobile.BlackBerry.com. Live Search will leverage the wireless data optimization capabilities of the BlackBerry solution to deliver results quickly while users are on the go. BlackBerry customers will also be able to use Live Search to perform contextual, location-sensitive searches or look for nearby points of interest from inside BlackBerry Maps.*

“As the BlackBerry platform continues to evolve and broaden its appeal to all mobile users, RIM looks to answer our customers’ needs with a broad range of high-value solutions optimized for use with BlackBerry smartphones,” said Mark Guibert, vice president, Corporate Marketing at Research In Motion. “Offering Live Search on BlackBerry smartphones extends choice for our customers and allows users to conveniently and quickly search the Internet when they are on mobile devices..........................Continue At Source