Microsoft and MSNBC have launched a trial version of MSNBC Newsbot, an automated scan of news headlines from the Internet similar to Google News. According to, the page will draw news headlines from more than 4,800 other sites and will allow visitors to create their own customized news feeds.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.