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Derrick Connell: Bing Results as Good if Not Better Than Google Derrick Connell: Bing Results as Good if Not Better Than Google
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Vice President of Bing Program Management Derrick Connell visited SMX Advanced 2012 today to talk about some of Bing’s recent changes as well as a sit-down Danny Sullivan and Michelle Robbins of Search Engine Land for a Q&A session about …

Google’s Matt Cutts Jokes About Bing At SMX Advanced Google’s Matt Cutts Jokes About Bing At SMX Advanced
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Remember the good ol’ days when Google was accusing Bing of stealing their results, and Bing was accusing Google of click fraud, and whenever representatives from the two search giants were in a room together things got awkward? Well, it’s …

Now Microsoft Can Launch Its True Bing Assault Against Google Now Microsoft Can Launch Its True Bing Assault Against Google
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At E3, Microsoft announced, among other things, that Internet Explorer is coming to the Xbox 360 this fall. That means that tons of Xbox users will have easy access to browsing the entire web right from their favorite gaming console. …

Bing’s on{X} Will Put Your Smartphone on Future-y Autopilot Bing’s on{X} Will Put Your Smartphone on Future-y Autopilot

Science fiction is full of worlds that have artificially intelligent devices that serve as sidekicks to heroes (and villains!) for performing the tasks they need to check off by the end of the day. These characters and their electronic counterparts …

Bing Targets Chinese Market with Hudong.com Partnership Bing Targets Chinese Market with Hudong.com Partnership

Bing has officially staked out its online search territory in the Chinese market by striking an agreement with Hudong, which is regarded as the Wikipedia of China. The new partnership looks to give Bing, which is owned by Microsoft, a …

New Bing Is Now the Only Bing for U.S. Users New Bing Is Now the Only Bing for U.S. Users
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It’s the first day of June today, summer is officially huffing above us, and there’s no going back to that brief flowering moment of May. Another thing you can’t go back to: the old, non-social Bing. Prior to today, Bingers …

Bing Maps Nixes Streetside Feature in Germany Bing Maps Nixes Streetside Feature in Germany

Due to some concerns regarding how Bing Maps deals with requests to blur images on its Streetside feature in Germany, the company has decided to disable the street-level image feature in order to assess some of the complaints. Blurring out …

Bing Gives Some Lessons On Bing Maps Bing Gives Some Lessons On Bing Maps

Google and Bing do things differently. I think we all understand that by now. Their differences apparently extend to how they teach. Google teaches people through their weekly Office Hours Hangouts which gives developers to talk to the people behind …

So.cl Does Not Have Any Impact On Bing’s Social Graph So.cl Does Not Have Any Impact On Bing’s Social Graph

Earlier, we looked at So.cl, Microsoft’s new(ish) social network, which seems to be something of a testing ground for interactions between search and social media. While some of So.cl may look familiar to Bing users (or those who have read …

You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing
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Bing’s Duane Forrester, who for all intents and purposes, is the search engine’s counterpart to Google’s Matt Cutts (they sometimes speak together at conferences), posted to the Bing Blog over the weekend, to give some advice on recovering from Google’s …

Google Penguin Update Recovery Advice From Bing Google Penguin Update Recovery Advice From Bing
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Duane Forrester (often thought of as Bing’s Matt Cutts) has offered some tips for recovering from Google’s Penguin and Panda updates, or at least avoiding getting hit by them. While he never mentions “Google” in the post, the post is …

Microsoft’s So.cl Social Network No Longer Just For Students Microsoft’s So.cl Social Network No Longer Just For Students
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Remember Microsoft’s So.cl social network? It has now launched to the public. You can sign up and use it if you want. Socl was spotted back in November, originally under the name Tulalip, and then Microsoft officially announced it in …

Bing Search API Now Available With Tiered Pricing Structure Bing Search API Now Available With Tiered Pricing Structure

Microsoft turned some heads last month when they announced that the Bing Search API would be heading exclusively to the Windows Azure Marketplace. A lot of non-profit groups like libraries were understandably upset because Microsoft wanted $40 a month just …

Wajam: We Do Bing Social Better Than Bing Wajam: We Do Bing Social Better Than Bing

Wajam recently released a new and improved version of its browser add-on that brings a more social experience to Google. The company has now released the counterpart for Bing and Yahoo. Since Wajam released the Google version, of course, Bing …

Bing Out-Googles Google With Clean Results Pages. Like It? Bing Out-Googles Google With Clean Results Pages. Like It?
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When Google rose to popularity, ever so long ago, it was considered to be revolutionizing search. Think about what search was like back then. AltaVista, Yahoo, and a bunch of others were competing for your queries, but Google brought a …

New Bing Is Available To Everyone In The U.S. New Bing Is Available To Everyone In The U.S.
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Last week, Bing unveiled some new changes to its search interface, including greater social integration, and a social pane on the right-hand side, showing results from your Facebook friends and “people who know” from Twitter. Bing calls this pane “sidebar”. …

Bing Might Be Dropping The Number Of URLs It Indexes Bing Might Be Dropping The Number Of URLs It Indexes
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As Google’s Penguin update is having its fun, Bing has been relatively calm. There has not been a major update in a few months and everything seems perfect. Well, everything used to be perfect. There’s a member on Webmaster World …

Conflicting Report Shows Google Sinking, Yahoo! Rising Conflicting Report Shows Google Sinking, Yahoo! Rising
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Earlier today, comScore numbers were leaked showing that both Google and Bing were rising slightly in market share at the combined expense of Yahoo! Now, Experian Marketing Services, a different digital information marketer, has released April search engine market share …

Yahoo! Sinks as Google and Bing Rise Yahoo! Sinks as Google and Bing Rise
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The comScore search engine data for April isn’t out until tomorrow, but Search Engine Land has an unnamed source that has given them a rundown of the numbers. The story they tell is one we saw unfolding as far back …

New Bing Takes Aim At Google’s Search Plus Your World New Bing Takes Aim At Google’s Search Plus Your World
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Yesterday, in what can only be described as a huge shot across Google’s bow, Microsoft unveiled “The New Bing,” a completely redesigned search interface designed to shorten the distance between searching and doing. Built on the premise that more and …

Will the New Bing Improve Social Media Authority Rankings? Will the New Bing Improve Social Media Authority Rankings?
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When Microsoft unveiled the new Bing format yesterday, it became clear that the company is banking heavily on social search. The entire right column of Bing’s new three-column search results formant will be given up to social results. The column …