Google has fired another salvo in its never-ending war against other search engines. This time, the search giant says that Microsoft Corp.’s Bing is cheating by copying from its search results.
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According to Search Engine Land’s Danny Sullivan, Google apparently conducted a “sting operation” which verifies that “Bing has been watching what people search for on Google, the sites they select from Google’s results, then uses that information to improve …
According to current Google CEO Eric Schmidt, it is not Facebook or Apple but Microsoft that the internet giant is worried about.
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Speaking to Fortune’s Adam Lashinsky, Schmidt said that “We have a competitor called Microsoft.”
“Microsoft has more cash, more engineers, more global reach. We see competition from Microsoft every day,” he added.
The current Google CEO said that Facebook has signified it will not enter into the …
According to an analysis by Experian Hitwise, Microsoft’s Bing served 25.27 percent of all searches done in the United States for the four weeks ending in November 27 this year.
Google’s search engine remains the most used search engine in the United States for the same period with a share of 70.10 percent of all searches.
The search engine search.yahoo.com managed to get 15.17 percent and bing.com got 10.10 percent of all searches for the period.
It must be …
Software giant Microsoft has invested in a small French business called TurboHercules SAS in what analysts are saying is a move by the Windows OS maker to attack rival IBM by proxy. According to reports, TurboHercules received an undisclosed amount from Microsoft.
Experts say that the move may be a signal that Microsoft is stepping up the ante in its push in the mainframe and cloud business.
The small French software company is involved in a clash between IBM when it filed a complaint with …
Bing, formerly known as Live Search, Windows Live Search, and MSN Search, frequently makes enhancements aimed at making the ‘Decision Engine” more efficient and competitive, as it tries to convince users to switch. This article continues a series on Bing tips.
Tip #4: Users can see what websites link to a page by typing in, for example “LinkFromDomain:CNN.com”. Tip #5 Users can find web pages that exclude a certain topic by including the word NOT in the search query, for example: …
Microsoft launched Bing in 2009, calls it a ‘Decision Engine’ instead of a search engine, and often announces new search tools aimed at making it efficient and competitive. Bing has been making progress in convincing users to switch from search engine giant Google, with comScore’s recent tally showing it has captured 11% of the market.
Tips and tricks for using Bing help users do everything from calculating how much money will be needed for a taxi ride, finding out what Facebook …