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September U.S. Search Market: Google Up, Microsoft Flat, Yahoo Down September U.S. Search Market: Google Up, Microsoft Flat, Yahoo Down

comScore has released its latest numbers for the U.S. search market. They show Google sites up 0.3% in September at 66.7%, followed by Microsoft sites at 15.9% and Yahoo sites at 12.2%. Ask came in at 3.5%, and AOL came …

Bing Ads Get Sitelink Extensions Bing Ads Get Sitelink Extensions

Microsoft announced today that Bing Ads now offer sitelink extensions to advertisers throughout the Yahoo Bing Network. The extensions, according to Microsoft, will drive deeper engagement with potential customers by letting them connect with relevant portions of advertisers’ sites. They’ll …

Bing Just Launched A New iPhone App Called Edibly Bing Just Launched A New iPhone App Called Edibly
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Bing announced today that it is launching a new iPhone app called Edibly in the U.S., though technically, you have to be in Seattle to use it (at least for now). It’s a shopping app upon which Microsoft has collaborated …

Bing Talks More About Its New Authors Feature Bing Talks More About Its New Authors Feature
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As previously reported, Bing has launched a new feature that surfaces authors of news articles articles in its social sidebar. Bing did not talk about how to be included in this in its announcement. With Google, you have a specific …

Microsoft Updating Built-In Apps Ahead Of Windows 8 Release Microsoft Updating Built-In Apps Ahead Of Windows 8 Release
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After years of waiting, Windows 8 will finally launch later this month on October 26. Microsoft is going to party like its 1995, and show the world that Windows 8 is the company’s most substantial release since Windows 95. To …

Bing Adds News Authors To Sidebar Bing Adds News Authors To Sidebar
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Bing announced today that it has launched a new section for the Bing sidebar to showcase journalists, writers and authors of news stories. Now, when you search for any given topic on Bing, along with the Facebook-powered social results, you’ll …

Bing Maps SDK Now Available For Windows Store Apps Bing Maps SDK Now Available For Windows Store Apps

Let’s say your building a Windows Store app. You want to be on Windows 8 as soon as it launches later this month. Your app features a lot of map interactivity, or it just pulls info from one of the …

Bing:  We Aren’t Keeping Track Of The Results From The Bing It On Tool Bing: We Aren’t Keeping Track Of The Results From The Bing It On Tool
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Bing is not keeping track of the results from the Bing It On tool, which lets users decide whether they like Google’s or Bing’s results better for any given query. Despite all of the numbers Bing threw around in a …

Bing It On Challenge Finds Only 33% Of “Primary Google Users” Would “Use Bing More Often” Bing It On Challenge Finds Only 33% Of “Primary Google Users” Would “Use Bing More Often”
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Last month, Bing launched the Bing It On Challenge, a campaign and website where people can do a “blind taste test” comparison of Google’s search results compared to Bing. Today, Bing has provided an update of how it’s been going. …

Bing Invests In Klout, Adds It To Social Sidebar Bing Invests In Klout, Adds It To Social Sidebar
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Bing announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Klout, including an strategic investment in the company. This, a Bing spokesperson tells WebProNews, is aimed at “strengthening social influence data on both the Bing and Klout platforms.” “There …

If You Miss Google Maps On iOS, Bing Thinks You Should Use Bing Maps If You Miss Google Maps On iOS, Bing Thinks You Should Use Bing Maps

Google Maps and its disappearance from iOS have been in the news a lot over the past week or so, and lots of other companies are stepping up pointing to their own maps offerings. Microsoft is the latest, and is …

Bing Beats Google, If You’re Looking to Kill Yourself [UPDATED] Bing Beats Google, If You’re Looking to Kill Yourself [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: I’ve received the following statement from Bing: “In some cases we do prioritize the hotline and we’re reviewing the guidelines for instant answers related to this type of query,” says Stefan Weitz, Senior Director, Bing. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Earlier this …

Million Short Launches Its Version Of “Bing It On” Challenge (Million Short It On) Million Short Launches Its Version Of “Bing It On” Challenge (Million Short It On)
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Did you have fun with the Bing’s Bing It On Challenge? Well, welcome to the arena MillionShort It On, a similar offering from alternative search engine Million Short. We reported on Million Short a while back. It’s an experimental search …

Bing Ads Launches Keyword Suggestions Bing Ads Launches Keyword Suggestions
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Bing announced the launch of a new keyword suggestions feature for Bing Ads (formerly adCenter). Advertisers can now apply suggested keywords customized, based on the ads and keywords they’re already using. “On the Bing Ads Opportunities page, we now provide …

Bing Maps Can Pinpoint Your House In High Resolution, But Still Can’t Show You Area 51 Bing Maps Can Pinpoint Your House In High Resolution, But Still Can’t Show You Area 51
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Bing Maps are by far the best thing to come out of Microsoft’s insistence to take on Google in search. The maps and aerial imagery is on par with a lot of the work that Google does in the field. …

Bing Launches Bing News App For Facebook Bing Launches Bing News App For Facebook
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Bing announced the launch of a new Facebook app called My Bing News. The app lets you browse top stories and subscribe to categories you’re interested in. You can select from selected topics (Entertainment, Business, Health, Politics, Sports, etc.) or …

Bing Up, Google Down In Latest Search Market Report Bing Up, Google Down In Latest Search Market Report
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comScore released its reports for the top 50 web properties in the U.S. and U.S. search market share today. The two reports may have a direct relationship in terms of the market share fluctuation between Google and Microsoft. In the …

Yahoo And Microsoft Introduce The Yahoo Bing Network, adCenter Becomes Bing Ads Yahoo And Microsoft Introduce The Yahoo Bing Network, adCenter Becomes Bing Ads
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Microsoft and Yahoo have announced the Yahoo Bing Network as the official name for their combined search marketplace, which came about as the result of the companies’ “Search Alliance” partnership. Likewise, Microsoft adCenter has become simply Bing Ads. “Bing Ads …

Are Bing’s Results Better Than Google’s? Are Bing’s Results Better Than Google’s?
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Does Bing deliver better search results than Google? Bing thinks so, and has launched a campaign trying to convince people that it’s right. It’s called “Bing It On,” and in addition to television ads, it includes the site BingItOn.com, where …

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD Is Set By Default To Bing It Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD Is Set By Default To Bing It
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The Kindle Fire comes equipped with Amazon’s own Silk Web browser. By all accounts, it’s a decent Web browser that’s fast and fluid. In short, it’s the Web browser that most Kindle owners are going to stick with. Google used …

Cutts: Last Time I Checked, Bing Was Still Using Google As A Signal Cutts: Last Time I Checked, Bing Was Still Using Google As A Signal
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Microsoft unveiled its big “Bing It On” campaign this week. Part of that is a site, which allows users to perform a search query, and choose which results they prefer. After five rounds, the tool reveals whether your picked Bing …