Microsoft has launched a retail service on the web which offers products from over 100,000 sellers.

Microsoft has launched a retail service on the web which offers products from over 100,000 sellers. TechCrunch explains Live Products:

There is an important difference between Froogle and Live Products, however. Froogle takes data from merchants via a push model (merchants use a Froogle API to include information), whereas Live Products pulls the data from the main Live Search web index – so Live Producst is presenting crawled results and algorithmic ranking. Merchants will be included if they are in the index without taking any additional steps.

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