"You have search needs. You also have unique search patterns. You have ways of looking for information that are very interesting and personal. Where are the tools that help you search? You are probably thinking of search engines, like Google. But search engines are server based. Why not bring the power of the server to the desktop? There are some tools out there like this, but they aren’t complete. They also don’t have the usability and brand recognition of Google."
10/26/01 update: Microsoft drawn into new browser war.