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  1. Microsoft Live Search is Now Bing

    Technology from Microsoft's April 2008 acquisition of Farecast is now a central part of Bing Travel. People with knowledge of the planned push said the ads won't go after Google, or Yahoo for that matter, by name.

  2. Microsoft Acquires Travel Search Site Farecast

    Microsoft has acquired Seattle-based travel search site Farecast for an estimated $115 million, according to published reports. Farecast uses predictive technology to offer its users comprehensive results on hotels and airfare prices.

  3. Daily SearchCast, August 22, 2006: AOL Firings Over Search Privacy Issue; Evaluating Search Engine Rating Figures; Saving Addresses For Mapping Sites & More!

    Wired News takes the matter of fact" approach to their coverage of Farecast, describing "turns out Farecast GigaOM writes that Farecast, a travel search engine that uses statistical modeling to predict if the prices of tickets will increase or...

  4. New Players in Travel Search

    For each flight search, Farecast displays whether it believes prices will rise or fall over the next 7 days, how much of a rise or fall in prices is expected, and a confidence level associated with the prediction.