It’s a busy, busy day here at Microsoft. Here are the stories for this edition of Daily Update:

· We’ve worked hard to make Bing the best search experience on the Web, introducing the sidebar in May and expanding our social data to include Facebook, Twitter, foursquare and Quora. Today, we added another great partner to the mix – Klout. In addition to our new partnership, we also announced we’ve made a strategic investment in Klout. Read more about it over on the Bing Search Blog.

· Earlier today, Microsoft General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Legal & Corporate Affairs Brad Smith delivered the keynote speech at a Brookings Institution event in Washington, D.C. focused on strengthening American competitiveness and creating opportunity for the next generation. You can read more about it over on Microsoft on the Issues.

Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog