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Microsoft Adds New Feature For Bing – Linked Pages
Feb24

Microsoft Adds New Feature For Bing – Linked Pages

The search engine Bing, the Microsoft-powered alternative for Google, continues the series of improvements by launching a new feature: Linked Pages, a feature that filters results with personal relevance to users. The Linked Pages application for Bing gathers pages that have relevant content to the Facebook account of the user and then presents them priority when other people search for their names with Bing, according to Engadget....

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Bing Central to Xbox Update
Dec06

Bing Central to Xbox Update

Microsoft is rolling out a much anticipated and major interface update to the Xbox 360 today, and its search engine Bing is playing a central role in order to provide better navigation.   Bing has traditionally played second fiddle to search engine star Google but with the Xbox 360 it plays a primary role.  Users can use verbal commands like “Xbox, Bing, [search term] to execute a Bing search, not on the internet through a web...

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Bing to Reveal New Features
Nov20

Bing to Reveal New Features

Bing search engine, which was launched by Microsoft in mid 2009 and promotes itself as a “Decision Engine”, is set to announce new features it has developed in an effort to differentiate itself, and take market share from Google.  Bing will also launch a marketing campaign next year to promote the new features.   Bing announced this week it has completed its beta testing and soon will fully incorporate the things that worked best...

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Bing launches Bing Deals
Sep24

Bing launches Bing Deals

Microsoft search engine Bing has launched a daily deals website called Bing Deals that aggregates daily deals from Groupon, Target, Nordstrom, Living Social, and other daily deal websites, providing shoppers with more than 200,000 deals to search through based on location, category, retailer, or keyword.   Bing, in its blog post announcing the new service yesterday, acknowledged that there has been much discussion in the media...

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Yahoo!, Bing Have Higher Search Success Rates Than Google – Analytics
Aug13

Yahoo!, Bing Have Higher Search Success Rates Than Google – Analytics

Yahoo! And Bing have higher search success rates than their market share-dominant rival Google, a new report from Experian Hitwise reveals. The metric measures the percentage of people searching on these search engines and clicking on one of the displayed links in the search result. According to Experian Hitwise, Yahoo! had a search success rate of 81.36 percent for the month of July compared to 81.63 percent for the month of June...

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Bing’s search share stays steady: ComScore
Aug13

Bing’s search share stays steady: ComScore

ComScore, the “global leader in measuring the digital world”, released its latest data on the U.S. search market this week and it showed that in July, Bing maintained its 14.4 percent share, Yahoo’s increased somewhat by .2 percent to 16.1 percent, and Google fell .4 percent to 65.1 percent.   Google clocked a total of 11.2 billion searches in July, 2 percent higher than June, Yahoo took 2.8 billion, 4 percent higher, and total...

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