Microsoft Adds Live Search Instant Answers to Internet Explorer 8 Search Box

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) now features Live Search Instant Answers in the search box. The types of instant answers you’ll see include:

  • Financial information
  • Weather conditions
  • Movie show times
  • Calculations
  • Equations
  • Conversions
  • Definitions

Here’s an example of looking up a stock, in this case, Microsoft (MSFT):


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