1444477 story Microsoft Plans News Aggregator 265 Posted by CmdrTaco on Tuesday July 27, 2004 @08:03AM from the following-google's-business-plan dept. wyldeone writes "ZDNet says Microsoft is planning on creating a news aggregation service similar to Google's Google News. It will draw headlines from over 4,800 sites. It will also provide customized feeds, similar to Googles News alerts. Here is the beta version of the site."