MSN feeling catty. Start leaps from sandbox to scratch at Google

MSN says is an incubator project, but the new offering seems especially well formed.

The new MSN Start page is clean, good looking, interactive, and genuinely useful. It's drag and drop interface allows visitors to quickly add news, weather, RSS feeds, stock quotes, comics, and even a ticking clock to their custom page.

The MSN Start page is powerful, a delight to use, and easy to adopt. It looks like Microsoft is getting this exactly right. Let's see what the public has to say about it.


About Phil Yanov

Phil Yanov is a Technologist, Columnist and Public Radio Commentator.

He is the founder of Tech After Five as well as the founder and President of the GSA Technology Council and the IT Leadership Council.

His personal technology column appears in Greenville Business Magazine and the Columbia Business Journal.

He co-hosts the Your Day technology shows heard on NPR radio stations across South Carolina and is a frequent contributor to technology stories appearing on radio and television.