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Oh, Ouch. "Livesearch.com"

By - February 02, 2009

Msft Livesearch?

I was looking for MSFT Live search earlier today for some research. Dumb ol’ me, I typed “livesearch” into my browser. Yow. I got this.



I can only imagine the purpleness of Ballmer as he trys to negotiate the domain squatter out of this domain! I wonder what the price would be?

NB: My favorite video of Steve. I loved our conversation at Web 2:

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  • http://twitter.com/tomnocera Tom Nocera

    Thanks, John, for sharing that clip of your Web 2.0 interview with Steve Ballmer. I like Ballmer’s style. He comes across as personable, persuasive and a very effective communicator.

  • http://www.aleax.it Alex Martelli

    …”the purpleness of Ballmer as he trys to negotiate”…? What about MY purpleness as I reel under the body blow of this HORRIBLE spelling mistake…?!

  • http://battellemedia.com John Battelle

    @Alex. ok ok ok TRIES

  • http://www.artiajans.net/haber/ Artı Haber

    I want to purchase this domain :D Use all category for internet, is it true? But doesn’t selling it.

  • http://www.programmerhelper.com Programmer Helper

    very interesting, let me have a look the website:Livesearch.com

  • http://www.19inchlcdtv.com Curtis

    Whois says livesearch.com was registered in 1996.

    Was live.com even launched as a search engine back then?

  • http://www.conversionr.com Merrill

    Did you notice that they appeared as a sponsored link on livesearch.com?

  • http://www.bluecorona.com Ben

    Someone needs to keep Steve away from the coffee shop ;) . It sounded like he had one too many iced coffees prior to this interview!

    Thanks for sharing.

    Ben

  • http://support.live.ms nmw

    ps / btw: Which spelling is “correct” — flyer or flier?

    ;) nmw