Blog Wars Episode 1

A report this morning from Reuters says that Microsoft is launching a blogging service in Japan on a trial basis, and aims to have one million users in the first year. That sets things up for a major clash with blog services leaders like Blogger who offers free blog hosting.

Blogger is owned by Google, and Microsoft is already preparing for battle for search engine supremacy with their own service to rival Google.

Full story: Reuters / Microsoft Launches Web Log Service in Japan