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Why do people hate Microsoft Bing?

A recent report from The edge illustrates that not everyone follows what the tech press considers a good search engine. For example, many people use Bing instead of Google for their internet search needs. If this shocks you because “Bing is garbage,” keep reading. Although I did not find The edge surprising report, a recurring […]

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Microsoft Bing Shopping with Buy Now Integration with Shopify and Ethical Purchasing

Microsoft Bing has announced the launch of its Shopify integration by authorizing a purchase now from Bing Shopping and Bing Search on the Shopify site where it is hosted. In addition, a few weeks ago it launched a new ethical shopping center in the UK, which is expected to expand beyond the UK. Didn’t Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Bing Travel Guide feature is now available in the US

In October, Microsoft introduced new AI-powered travel features to its Bing search engine. Microsoft is now expanding that capability with new travel experiences. Since then, the tool is only available in preview. In an updated blog post, Microsoft confirms that the feature is now rolling out to the wider Bing community and has added flight […]

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Microsoft Bing just got a nice little update, but you still won’t be using it

Microsoft is adding a number of new travel-related features to its Bing search engine to help you save time and money when booking your next trip. Planning a trip can be an exhausting process as you often have to visit one site for inspiration, another to book flights, and yet another to view travel maps. […]

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How to turn off SafeSearch on Google, Bing, Yahoo, and DuckDuckGo

Yuliya_vektor / Shutterstock.com When SafeSearch is enabled, your search engines block what they consider mature content from your search results. If you want to include these results in your searches, you will need to turn off SafeSearch first. Here’s how. RELATED: 5 alternative search engines that respect your privacy How to turn off SafeSearch on […]

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Microsoft Bing now offers Page Insights on its search results page

Microsoft is rolling out a new search feature to its Bing platform that will help users find relevant information at a glance. Earlier today, Microsoft announced Page Insights which extends the functionality of Bing search by providing “one-page summary information about your search results.” A new light bulb icon will now appear next to some […]

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Microsoft Bing Shopping Adds Departments, Stores, Publisher Choices, Deals, Price Trends, and Amazon Integration

Microsoft announced (also here) that it has added the ability to browse Bing Shopping by department, store tabs, publisher choice, item popularity information, multiple store prices, and deals. Microsoft said that “these enhanced options provide useful flyover menus and informative page guides that highlight choices, offers and trends.” Microsoft Shopping has also added deeper integration […]

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Microsoft Bing Achieves AI-Driven Travel Results

Microsoft Bing rarely takes center stage these days, even when the company rolled out Windows 11. However, this week Microsoft is adding a new feature to the search engine. Specifically, Microsoft Bing is now making travel searches more powerful with new AI integration. According to the company, web searches for travel will now provide AI-based […]

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Google says the most popular search term on Microsoft’s Bing is “Google”

In a strange twist of fate for Microsoft’s efforts to dominate the search engine world, the most popular search term on their search engine, Bing, is “Google”. Google shared the news in an EU court, where they are accused of using Android’s success in the smartphone arena to make Google the most popular search engine. […]

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How Google is becoming a popular search engine by overcoming Yahoo and Bing

Sofia Noor Rafa | Posted: Sept. 24, 2021, 7:15 p.m. Why is Google the most popular and used search engine? It is one of the most debatable subjects of all time. The discussion about this might get bigger than it is great, and the facts can clash with each other. Tech writer Levy Steve long […]

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Quotient digital coupons now available through Microsoft Bing and MSN

Quotient, a digital media and promotional technology company, has a digital C as of today.Oupon on the home network is now also available to Microsoft Bing buyers. According to Quotient, this has brought more value to consumers, making it easier for them to access relevant coupons during the buying process. This integration allows consumers to […]

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Quotient announces that digital coupons are now available in Microsoft Bing and MSN

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quotient (NYSE: QUOT), the leading digital media and promotions technology company, today announced that its digital coupon experience will be integrated into the Microsoft Bing environment. Coupons available on Quotient’s nationwide network will now also be available for shoppers to select on Microsoft Bing. This provides added value to consumers, who can […]

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Brave Expands ‘Privacy-Driven’ Brave Search to Compete with Google and Microsoft Bing Search

Courageous Browsers have been popular for many years providing a privacy-focused browsing experience. The company is currently releasing a public beta of a search engine called BraveSearch, which hopes to take control of Google Search, the ultimate market leader. Search engines provide a similar experience to Google, allowing users to sort and display results such […]

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Microsoft Bing image search results for ‘Tank Man’ Tiananmen Square are empty, raising censorship questions

South Carolina Congressman Ralph Norman suggests ways to hold China accountable as investigations into the origins of COVID-19 begin. Users searching the Microsoft-created Bing search engine for an image of the ‘tank man’ from the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests find no results – even when searching from the US – which raises concerns about censorship. […]

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Windows 10 now harasses users with Microsoft Bing alerts – OSnews

Home > the Windows > Windows 10 now harasses users with Microsoft Bing alerts Thom holwerda 2021-05-31 the Windows A new update brought Microsoft’s recommendation for Bing and Chromium Edge back to Windows 10. After Microsoft Edge 91, Windows 10 has now started showing a pop-up message that appears through Windows 10’s built-in notification center. […]

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Microsoft Yahoo deal will hit Google hard

While Yahoo was once the world’s leading search engine, Google has gradually gained ground. Google is fast becoming the most popular search engine in the world. Microsoft, on the other hand, is about to issue a major challenge to Google. Microsoft Corporation has made an offer to purchase Yahoo Inc. for $ 44.6 billion (approximately […]

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Refer friends to Microsoft Bing and earn 6,000 reward points today!

Microsoft launched a new referral program, allowing people to earn up to 6,000 Microsoft Rewards points for recommending their friends to use Microsoft Bing Search. Refer friends to Microsoft Bing and earn rewards Microsoft Rewards currently only available in US, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Republic of Ireland, Brazil, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, […]

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Microsoft Bing Search on Android gets a new look and new tips in the latest update

Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central The Microsoft Bing Search app on Android has a new look that emphasizes that it’s not just about searching the web. Microsoft has been trying to convince people that its Bing app goes beyond search for some time, but the app’s update experience goes even further. The app now […]

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Microsoft’s Bing deleted 125 million “pirate” URLs last year * TorrentFreak

Home > Anti-piracy > DMCA > Bing has a relatively small market share, but that doesn’t mean copyright holders are ignoring it. In response to DMCA takedown requests, over 125 million links were removed from the search engine last year. While this is a significant number, removal requests have actually been cut in half over […]

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Microsoft Bing abandons Yelp for Facebook reviews

The software giant is trading one review source for another ahead of its potential dominance in Australia. How often has an online search engine review influenced your shopping habits and nightlife? If you use Yelp to gauge whether a place is worth visiting or not, you might be disappointed to learn that Microsoft Bing is […]

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Microsoft Bing aims to capitalize on vacuum if Google leaves Australia

As Google faces a bill that would force the tech giant to pay Australian news sites or leave the territory, Microsoft Bing is ready to take advantage of the vacuum if Google is to leave the Australian market. Google’s loss could be Bing’s gain The competition between Microsoft Bing and Alphabet’s Google Search has never […]

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Bing may replace Google in Australia, promises it “gets better”

Microsoft has made an ambitious bet to replace Google in Australia, promising that its Bing search engine will be improved and offering companies a lucrative incentive to switch advertising. Microsoft has also given big approval to the federal government’s news media trading code, breaking with other big tech giants by saying Bing would be happy […]

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Microsoft’s Bing gears up to pounce on Australia

Amid Google’s disputes with Australia, Microsoft chairman Brad Smith said his company “would never make such a threat” to exit the market. Microsoft has given its support to the Australian media code which shocked Google. In recent weeks, Google has threatened to withdraw services in Australia due to a new media law that would require […]

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Google’s Australian drama could be a boon to Microsoft’s Bing search engine

With Google threatening in January to pull its popular search services out of Australia if it were forced to financially compensate the media for using the content of their sites themselves, speculation about the future of online search Australia have intensified considerably. Seeing an opportunity, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella has already reached out to Australian Prime […]

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If Google pulls out of Australia, PM says Microsoft’s Bing could take its place

CANBERRA, Australia – The Prime Minister of Australia said on Monday that Microsoft was confident it could fill the void if Google followed through on its threat to pull its search engine out of Australia. A Google official said at a Senate hearing last month that it would likely make its search engine unavailable in […]

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Microsoft Bing Now Helps Users Prepare Dinner and Showcase Recipe Snippets

If there’s one thing that makes Microsoft Bing a growing competitor to Google, Microsoft has done its best to add more features. In the latest series, Microsoft has now introduced support for smarter recipe snippets on Bing. Microsoft Bing Recipes This means that the search engine would now perform better when it comes to fetching […]

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How to use Microsoft Bing site explorer for SEO

Last month, the Microsoft Bing Webmaster Tools team released Site Explorer. This powerful new SEO tool gives webmasters a unique view of how Microsoft Bing sees your site. You can filter all your URLs just like a file explorer, including: Indexed URLs. URLs that redirect. URLs blocked by robots.txt. This tool, which is not yet […]

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5 features where Microsoft Bing Search beats Google

You’ve probably heard this a thousand times before, but let me say it once more: Google is the most popular search engine in the world. there is no doubt. On the contrary, you don’t need me to tell you how important Google is to satisfy your thirst for curiosity. Whether it’s a news event, sports […]

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Google’s response to antitrust complaints compares to Microsoft’s Bing

While the US Department of Justice may be speeding up its antitrust case against Google on the basis of a questionably enforced timeline, Google’s latest defense can arguably be seen as just as questionable. The US Department of Justice, led by Trump-appointed William Barr, has officially filed an antitrust action against Google and today the […]

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Can Microsoft’s Bing-Edge shopping tools breach Google’s search monopoly?

Microsoft, the former monopolist, must find it difficult to play the role of outsider. But that’s exactly where the company is today in terms of the highly uncompetitive search market, where Google continues to dominate and Microsoft is an extremely distant number two. Google’s dominance also extends to the browser category, where Microsoft Edge lags […]

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Bing becomes Microsoft Bing, announces new reward system

In a major branding overhaul, the Bing search engine is now officially known as Microsoft Bing, as expected. The rebranding is part of Microsoft’s bigger push to expand its Google search alternative. While Microsoft hasn’t explained much why it added the company name to the Bing brand, it’s pretty obvious that the company wants to […]

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Bing officially becomes “Microsoft Bing”

Bing is now known as “Microsoft Bing” after rolling out several changes including new colors and a new logo. New Microsoft Bing logo Here’s a look at the updated Bing.com homepage, which interestingly features the Microsoft logo, not the new Bing logo. Updated Bing.com home page All branding is subjective, but I find the updated […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search leaks user data, including search queries, location, and websites visited

Microsoft’s Bing search engine has been caught disclosing user data captured through its mobile apps for iOS and Android. The data includes private details such as GPS coordinates, device information, search queries, websites visited, and various other tokens and IDs. Security research found the data on an unsecured server owned by Microsoft. According to security […]

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Microsoft Bing server exposed user search queries and location data

The misconfigured server saved data from the Bing mobile app. WizCase’s online security team discovered a massive data leak in a Microsoft-owned server that was logging data from the Bing mobile app. The leak was discovered through an insecure Elasticsearch server. The research team was led by hacker Ata Hackil, who believes the insecure server […]

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Microsoft could rename Bing to Microsoft Bing

As Google continues to dominate the market in 2020, competing search engines like Bing have slowly been pushing to nibble a portion of Google’s search market in recent years. In June, Google had around 84% market share and Bing 6%, according to a report by NetMarketShare. Bing performed very well in paid search in particular, […]

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How to block the installation of Microsoft Bing Search in Office 365

Microsoft is rolling out an update for Office 365 ProPlus, which will install an extension on Chromium. This extension will change the default search engine to Bing. Although it sounds aggressive, Microsoft offers an option to disable the installation via Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Where Microsoft Intune. In this article we will show how you […]

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Bing and Microsoft’s browser turn to business

Microsoft is announcing today that its Bing search engine and Edge web browser will now focus primarily on business users. Why is this important: For Bing, the move is recognition of the failure of a multi-year effort to take on Google in large-scale search. In browsers, meanwhile, the change is a sign of the downfall […]

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Is Microsoft Bing the next big competitor to Google? Leaked Slide Reveals Everything / The Digital News World

Microsoft has never been open to disclosing the exact progress of its search engine, Bing, other than sharing the continued revenue growth report, each quarter. WalkCat recently disclosed a slide that showed the Bing search engine and the size of the ad network, however, no date was mentioned. Which does not tell when the screenshot […]

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Leaked numbers reveal the size of Microsoft’s Bing empire, nuance Cortana

Being a distant second-place player, Microsoft has been hesitant to share exact numbers regarding the progress of its Bing search engine except to point out steady revenue growth and the project is cash flow positive (likely around $ 2.5 billion per quarter). Now, however, an undated slide posted by WalkingCat has gave us insight into […]

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How Microsoft Bing can respond to your Windows 10 queries quickly

Windows 10 works very well with Bing because the search engine is deeply integrated into the operating system. In Windows 10, if you search with Cortana, web searches are automatically sent to Bing and a preview (rich snippets) is displayed on the screen. You can actually use Bing on any device or web browser to […]

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China blocks, then unblocks Microsoft’s Bing

UPDATE 1/24: China’s blocking of the Bing search engine appears to have lasted only about a day. On Thursday, access to the site returned. “We can confirm that Bing was inaccessible in China, but service is now restored,” a Microsoft spokesperson told PCMag. Users across the country reported the same on local social media. It’s […]

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China blocks Microsoft’s Bing search engine for a day | China

After a one-day outage, Microsoft’s Bing search engine is being restored in China, according to the company. On Thursday, users in China said they could not access Bing, making it the last foreign tech service closed behind the country’s great firewall. “We can confirm that Bing was inaccessible in China, but service is now restored,” […]

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Microsoft Bing is back online in China

Microsoft’s Bing could not be viewed in China on Thursday due to an accidental technical error rather than censorship reasons, according to Bloomberg News sources. Access to Microsoft’s Bing search engine has since been restored in China, a Microsoft spokesperson confirmed to ZDNet. The company did not provide any further explanation of the reasons for […]

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Microsoft Bing briefly blocked in China: company says site “unreachable”

Microsoft confirmed Thursday that Bing is not available in China, raising concerns that it is the latest in a growing list of global internet platforms to be shut out of the huge Chinese market. A few hours later, however, some users were able to access the service again. “We can confirm that Bing was inaccessible […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search engine blocked in China

Microsoft’s Bing search engine appears to have been blocked in China. This move leaves the world’s largest population of Internet users without access to any well-known foreign search engine. Bing was only allowed to operate in China because it chose to comply with the strict demands of Chinese censors, who run one of the most […]

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Microsoft’s Bing access restored for some users in China

By Josh Horwitz, Brenda Goh (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s Bing search engine was accessible to some netizens in mainland China on Thursday evening, indicating that online access to the foreign tech service may have been restored in the country’s great firewall. Bing’s website was accessible over mobile connections as well as broadband connections, although some […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search engine returns to China after crash

The Microsoft Bing search engine is available in China after being temporarily blocked by the Chinese government. Since Google’s blockade in 2011, Bing has been the only non-Chinese company search engine still accessible to Chinese citizens. China’s strict censorship policy, which has earned the name “Great Firewall,” has blocked citizens’ access to several prominent social […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search engine is back online in China

Microsoft’s Bing search engine is back online in China after nearly a day of blackouts that led many to believe the service had become the latest US tech product to be banned by the Chinese government. Users are now reporting that Bing is back in mainland China, reports Bloomberg today, and the publication was able […]

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Investigation finds Microsoft Bing surfacing and recommending child pornography

Microsoft’s search engine serves and recommends child pornography, according to a survey by TechCrunch and third-party researchers. After receiving an anonymous tip that illegal images of children were readily available on Microsoft Bing, TechCrunch enlisted online abuse prevention firm AntiToxin to investigate. Together, they discovered that common search terms for child pornography yielded an array […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search results suggest child pornography and other terrible things

Microsoft’s Bing search engine may have been around for nearly nine years, but it still seems like the company isn’t paying enough attention to it. Many internet users probably still struggle to take the Google alternative seriously, but the truth is that Bing can actually deliver deeply problematic search results. Today, a report commissioned by […]

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Microsoft Bing doesn’t just show child sexual abuse, it suggests it – TechCrunch

Illegal exploitation of children imagery is easy to find on Microsoft’s Bing search engine. But what’s even more alarming is that Bing will come up with keywords and related images that provide pedophiles with more child pornography. Following an anonymous tip, TechCrunch commissioned a report from online security startup AntiToxin to investigate. The results were […]

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Now click on any image and search for it online on Microsoft’s Bing app

In an effort to support Google’s image recognition mobile app, Microsoft has launched a new “visual search” feature for Bing that allows users to click on an image of something with their mobile phone to view it. search online. “Today we’re launching smart new ‘visual search’ features that build on visual technology already in Bing […]

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Microsoft’s Bing is irresponsible with suicide

November is generally Mental Health Awareness Month, a month when men around the world grow their mustaches in order to raise awareness of the disturbing trend of male suicide. To give a perspective from a technological point of view, there is one aspect of this that is overlooked here: the guilt of now ubiquitous and […]

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Bing’s US market share is vastly underestimated

Microsoft says Bing, its search engine for people who’ve just unboxed a new computer and trying to figure out where to download Chrome, is bigger than you might think. Statistics released by the company this week claim that Bing has an astonishing 33% market share in the United States, which is far higher than the […]

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Now get paid to use Microsoft’s Bing search on Google

In an effort to get people to switch to its Bing search engine, Microsoft will now pay UK users to use Bing over competitors like Google search. As part of its “Rewards” program, Microsoft will now allow users to earn points for shopping online and simply searching the web, which can then be redeemed for […]

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Microsoft’s Bing mobile apps support Google AMP – TechCrunch

Bing, the search engine Microsoft pays you to use it, is jumping on the AMP bandwagon. The open source AMP format is essentially Google’s version of Facebook Instant Articles and its simplified format, which sort of dates back to the early days of the web, ensures that mobile pages load extremely quickly. Just as Google […]

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Microsoft’s Bing ad revenue growth

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella PA Microsoft just announced that Bing search engine ad revenue grew 16% year-over-year in the last quarter, thanks to its deep integration with Windows 10. By default, the Cortana virtual assistant built into Windows 10 opens links in the Microsoft Edge browser and searches using the Microsoft Bing search engine. It’s […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search business is finally profitable

It’s been a long, long time coming, but Microsoft’s Bing is officially no longer a bottomless financial pit. In its first quarter fiscal 2016 earnings call, Microsoft announced that Bing had finally reached profitability. Research contributed more than $ 1 billion in Microsoft’s first quarter of fiscal 2016, CFO Amy Hood said during the company’s […]

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Microsoft’s Bing app gets deeper Android integration, adding search before Google

You will be able to extract information about the content of any app using the new Bing Search app for Android Microsoft launched new APIs for Bing this morning, making their knowledge and action graph available to third parties, but buried in that announcement was something that should be relevant to Google. The updated Bing […]

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Facebook removes search functionality from Microsoft Bing

Facebook has archived over a trillion status updates, text messages, photos, and archived content, which is why the social media company has placed a heavy focus on improving its search engine. For the past few years, Facebook has shown Bing.com’s results for keyword searches because they had a partnership with Microsoft . However, Facebook recently […]

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Facebook stops using Microsoft Bing web search results

Facebook has stopped including results from Microsoft’s Bing search engine on its social networking site. The move, confirmed by a company spokesperson, comes as Facebook revamped its own search offerings. On Monday alone, Facebook introduced a tool that allows users to quickly search and find past comments and other information posted by their friends. The […]

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Facebook quietly abandons Microsoft Bing from Graph Search

Facebook no longer displays search results from Microsoft’s Bing search engine on its on-site Graph Search product because Reuters reports. The move apparently happened four days ago, alongside an update that improved chart search so that it can return specific messages when you search instead of just people. In a statement to Venture out, a […]

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Microsoft’s Bing beats Google for emoji search

Join the leaders of online gaming at GamesBeat Summit Next on November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Microsoft today added support for emoji to Bing, allowing users to search using characters and get results based on their semantic meaning. The functionality has been added to Bing search in all English markets, both desktop […]

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Google brings Microsoft’s Bing search bling to Chrome

Chrome’s new tab page displays Bing’s photo-centric search page for people who set it as default. screenshot by Stephen Shankland / CNET Google and Microsoft may be deadly enemies, vying for office productivity tools, operating systems, and search engines, but evidence of some cooperation is showing in a new version of Google’s web browser. For […]

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Where is the Microsoft Bing Transparency Report?

By Rebecca MacKinnonMicrosoft was accused this week of extending the Chinese government’s internet censorship regime to the rest of the world through its Bing search engine. I don’t believe Microsoft intended to do this, but the company is by no means off the hook.After conducting my own research, performing my own testing, and drawing on […]

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Microsoft’s Bing seeks clarification with Satori

Microsoft is creating a knowledge repository that knows in detail about the Horsfield Tarsier of the rainforest of Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo and all that pertains to it. Bing Microsoft’s Bing has no equivalent to Apple Siri or Google Now, but that doesn’t stop company officials from downplaying the value of the two most popular […]

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Microsoft Bing fights bot requests by the billions

Botnets also spend a good chunk of bandwidth – accounting for about 3.6% of total automated queries, according to Zhang – on finding movie trailers or online coupons to download. Interestingly, the researchers found that not all of these automated search junk files came from hacked computers. In fact, a good chunk of it – […]

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Microsoft’s Bing attacks Google in new TV ads

Microsoft is trying to paint Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine. The attack began on Wednesday with a marketing campaign focused on a recent change in how Google operates the shopping results portion of its search engine. The reviews require merchants […]

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Microsoft sends Google a DMCA notice … to block Microsoft’s Bing search engine

from you-can’t-do-that-stuff-up department Ah, a fake DMCA notices that you can’t reconcile. TorrentFreak has a good article highlighting a completely bogus DMCA advisory from Microsoft (sent by one of its partners on its behalf) that tries to remove a bunch of legitimate news sites from Google’s index, claiming to wrongly that they violated the copyright […]

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Microsoft Bing Social vs. Google Search Plus Your World: Showdown

The battle between Bing and Google is getting personal, with the two search engines struggling to become more socially connected. Microsoft recently added social features to Bing in response to Google’s January rollout of Search Plus Your World (SPYW). Both forays into social integration attempt to bring your friends and relations into your research to […]

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Microsoft Bing search queries overtake Yahoo for the first time in December – TechCrunch

comScore released its search data for December 2011, and Google continues to lead in terms of market share, with 65.9%, down from 65.4% in November 2011 and 66.6% in December 2010. Year-over-year, queries increased by 9.7% in December. . Yahoo queries gained a 14.5% share, down from 15.1% in November 2011 and 16.0% in December […]

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Microsoft Bing grows in 2011, nearly matching Yahoo in market share

Microsoft’s Bing search engine is still No. 3 in the US search market, but not by much. The Redmond-based company came in at 15% of the market in November, just below Yahoo’s 15.1% for the month, according to the latest data compiled by research firm comScore Networks. In fact, Microsoft is the only major US […]

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Can we please stop pretending that Microsoft’s Bing is doing well?

Over the past month or so, there has been a lot of excitement about the market share Microsoft’s Bing search engine is gaining. One writer even went so far as to suggest that Bing will overtake Google in market share next year. The implication of these reports is that Bing is doing surprisingly well. If […]

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Microsoft’s Bing Caught Copying Google Search Results

On the left, Google searched for the correct spelling of “tarsorrhaphy” even though “torsoraphy” was typed. Bing manages to list the same Wikipedia entry at the top of its results. A Google sting operation reveals that Microsoft is copying Google results for its Bing search engine. The search giant alleges that Microsoft is using its […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search wins Google’s share

LONDON/SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s new Bing search engine gained market share in the United States in its first month of operation, but still lags dominating rival Google Inc, data shows. published on Wednesday. Bing, launched on June 3 but available to some users a few days earlier, took 8.23% of US web searches in […]