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Chandler Style Is Your Inevitable Friends/Gangnam Style Mashup of the Day

You thought Gangnam Style was dead, didn’t you? Well, it kind of is – at least according to PSY. But fear not, another dance craze is ready to rise up and take its place. OPPA CHANDLER STYLE. Comedy Central UK …

When Bing Gets Paid For Shopping Results, It’s A “Happy Accident” When Bing Gets Paid For Shopping Results, It’s A “Happy Accident”
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Last month, Bing launched an attack campaign against Google Shopping, called “Don’t Get Scroogled“. Microsoft’s search engine has consistently been calling out Google’s recent transition form an anyone-can-get-in-for-free approach to a paid inclusion approach for Shopping results, as well as …

Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of …

Bing Image Search Gets Faster And Prettier Bing Image Search Gets Faster And Prettier

Bing announced that it is rolling out some changes to Image Search, including speed improvements and a completely redesigned image viewer. “We ‘dimmed the lights’ around the photo, adding a darker look that makes it easier on the eyes and …

Bing Updates Social Sidebar On iPad Bing Updates Social Sidebar On iPad
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Bing has been tweaking its search results interface for the past week or so. First, they added people and places information to the middle column (Snapshot). After that, they launched a redesign of the social sidebar. Today, Bing has updated …

Yahoo Has A New Search Deal With AVG Yahoo Has A New Search Deal With AVG
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Antivirus maker AVG announced on Thursday that it has formed a new Search and Distribution relationship with Yahoo. AVG’s Secure Search offering is now powered by Yahoo. This is interesting, considering that Yahoo’s own search is powered by Bing. AVG …

Bing Desktop Expands To More Windows Versions, Languages Bing Desktop Expands To More Windows Versions, Languages

Bing has launched an update to Bing Desktop, expanding support to all versions of Windows, XP and higher, and adding four languages. Bing Desktop v1.1 lets you go back through 9 days worth of Bing homepage images and set them …

U.S. November Search Engine Rankings: Google And Microsoft Up, Yahoo Down U.S. November Search Engine Rankings: Google And Microsoft Up, Yahoo Down

comScore has put out its monthly search engine rankings for the United States, looking at the month of November. Google sites made up 67% of explicit core search queries conducted, up 0.1% from October, according to the firm. Explicit core …

Santa Will Be Bingin’ It This Year Santa Will Be Bingin’ It This Year
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Earlier this week, NORAD released a Windows 8 version of its popular Santa tracker app just in time for the holidays. Now it appears that Windows 8 won’t be the only contribution to NORAD’s annual tradition as Bing is now …

Bing Redesigns The Social Sidebar Bing Redesigns The Social Sidebar

Bing announced today that it has redesigned the social sidebar, the third column of the three-column design it launched for its search results pages earlier this year. “Today we’re rolling a new streamlined design for our social sidebar feature making …

Microsoft Brings SkyDrive To Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is quickly turning into a bastion of Microsoft products and services. The gaming console already has Internet Explorer and Bing, but now it’s getting Microsoft’s cloud service – SkyDrive. Microsoft announced this morning that SkyDrive will be …

Bing Adds People And Places To Middle Column Bing Adds People And Places To Middle Column

Bing announced today that it is adding a couple new types of information to the middle column of its three-column design: people and landmarks. Earlier this year, Bing launched the new design. The middle column (which Bing refers to as …

Bing Has A New “Scroogled” Video Bing Has A New “Scroogled” Video
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Bing keeps going on about this Scroogled thing. Now, they’ve put out a new video. Accompanying the video on the search engine’s blog is the following explanation: “Last week we launched the ‘Scroogled’ campaign to educate average people about what …

Microsoft Social Network Socl Gets New Design, “Me Pages” Microsoft Social Network Socl Gets New Design, “Me Pages”
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Remember Socl? It’s a social network that Microsoft Research launched in beta a while back. It was initially for students, but in May, they launched it to the public. Now it is out with a new design and something called …

Bing Doesn’t Like Google’s Reaction To The “Scroogled” Campaign Bing Doesn’t Like Google’s Reaction To The “Scroogled” Campaign
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Last week, Bing launched the Don’t Get Scroogled campaign, bad-mouthing Google Shopping. After being called out in the press for its own practices, Bing is now blasting Google again. This time, it’s about Google’s reaction to the Scroogled campaign. The …

Bing’s “Bing It On” Challenge Gets A Holiday Touch Bing’s “Bing It On” Challenge Gets A Holiday Touch
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Last week, Bing got the Internet’s attention with its latest campaign against Google: the “Don’t Get Scroogled” campaign. This, of course, followed the Bing It On campaign launched earlier this year, which encourages people to engage in a blind taste …

Is Bing Right About People Getting “Scroogled” By Google? Is Bing Right About People Getting “Scroogled” By Google?
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This week, Bing launched an attack campaign against Google, called “Don’t Get Scroogled“. It’s a dig at Google Shopping, the product of Google’s recent transition from the free-to-list product search offering to a paid inclusion, ad-based Google Shopping model. Bing …

Bing And Windows 8 Maps Get Tons Of New Imagery Bing And Windows 8 Maps Get Tons Of New Imagery

Microsoft announced today that it has added over 121 TB of satellite and Global Ortho imagery to Bing Maps and the Windows 8 Maps app. The maps offerings now include over 15 million square kilometers of new data mostly covering …

Bing Wants To Know How You’ve Been “Scroogled” Bing Wants To Know How You’ve Been “Scroogled”
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As you may know, Google recently transitioned to a paid inclusion model for shopping results. The results, tied to Google’s Product Listing Ads are collectively known as Google Shopping, which has replaced the Google Product Search of old. Bing, in …

It Was an iPhone 5-Kardashian-Gangnam Style Kind of Year, According to Bing It Was an iPhone 5-Kardashian-Gangnam Style Kind of Year, According to Bing

Brace yourselves: the year-end lists are coming. As 2012 comes to close, it’s vital that we all take a step back and review all of the inane crap we seek out on search engines. First up, it’s Bing with a …

Bing Translator App Now On Windows Phone 8 Bing Translator App Now On Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has made some pretty impressive strides in translation over the past few years, and the company’s research has been implemented into the Bing Translator App. Microsoft boasts that it’s one of the most popular translation apps on Windows Phone …