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Unfortunate Product Placement In 'Spider-Man'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.05.2012 | Entertainment

When product placement goes wrong: Moviegoers who saw "The Amazing Spider-Man" were quite surprised to see Peter Parker using Bing, and have since tak...

How Long Before You Will Instead of Google It? A Year, Two, a Decade?

Sreedhar Pillai | Posted 08.15.2012 | Media
Sreedhar Pillai

Services like depend on a community of millions of hardworking experts who wonder what to do with the wealth of knowledge and wisdom they have accumulated in life and are happy to share it.

Bing Featuring Yelp Restaurant Reviews To Compete With Google-Zagat Deal

AP | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO -- Yelp is feeding its online reviews of restaurants and other local merchants to Microsoft's Bing search engine in a move to compete ag...

Why EU Antitrust Focus on Google and Data Portability Matters -- and Why It's Probably Not Enough

Nathan Newman | Posted 07.22.2012 | Business
Nathan Newman

The four main concerns the EU has with Google include ones regularly discussed in the media, but it also includes more specific concerns about how it deals with advertisers.

Bing Getting A Big Redesign With Emphasis On Social

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.11.2012 | Technology

Microsoft has unveiled a major redesign for its search engine Bing, centered around the theme 'Search Goes Social.' The Next Web explains how the n...

WSJ: Big Changes Coming To Google Search

The Wall Street Journal | AMIR EFRATI | Posted 03.15.2012 | Technology

Google Inc. is giving its tried-and-true Web-search formula a makeover as it tries to fix the shortcomings of today's technology and maintain its domi...

Bianca Bosker

Microsoft Wants To Socialize With You | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.28.2012 | Technology

Microsoft, the software giant better known for enterprise productivity software and Excel spreadsheets, is forging into territory more commonly reserv...


AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 03.12.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft Corp. has finally reached a long-sought and expensive goal — its Bing search engine now ranks second behind Google ...

House of Genius Brings Entrepreneurs Together to Solve Problems Through Community

Brett Greene | Posted 03.11.2012 | Denver
Brett Greene

Recently I attended the one-year anniversary of House of Genius. Not surprisingly, I wasn't invited because I'm a genius, but to offer me an opportun...

Efforts To Modernize Detroit's Transportation Grid Roll Forward

Posted 12.13.2011 | Detroit

Efforts to coordinate and modernize Detroit's regional transportation system are slowly rolling forward, despite some remaining obstacles. State Se...

The 9 Most Searched Gadgets Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 11.29.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's search engine, Bing, has released its lists of the most-searched terms from the past year. According to a post on the Bing Search Blog...

The Most Searched News Story Of 2011

Posted 11.29.2011 | Media

Microsoft's search engine Bing released a study on Monday, reporting the top ten most searched news stories of 2011. Bing said the study was based ...

WATCH: Bing's Holiday Ads Will Warm Your Heart

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.23.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Like Santa Claus on that one foggy Christmas Eve, Microsoft has summoned Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to guide some precious c...

Online Mortgage Scams Face Increased Government Crackdown

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — A criminal investigation into mortgage swindlers has expanded beyond deceptive advertising on Google's Internet search engine to...

It Is Your Reputation, After All

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Social media is no longer just a buzzword, but really a part of daily life. Now the new thing is a play on the old one, "You've got Klout." Or do you? Or do you have Peerindex? Do you know your grade on Grader? Do you know what your Kred is?

Tech Giants Combine For Big New Partnership

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology

Microsoft and Mozilla have teamed up to create a new browsing option: A version of the popular Firefox browser will be available for download with Bin...

How To Find The Right Flight | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

LAST month, Google introduced the first version of its new flight search feature ( and the response has mostly focused on what it d...

Ryan Grim

Spreading Freedom: Google And The War For The Web | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- You can't swing a dead cat video in Washington lately without hitting a lobbyist, consultant, attorney or adviser on retainer to Google ...

Microsoft's Plan To Stop Bing's $1-Billion Bleeding

CNN | David Goldman | Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology

Bing, Microsoft's two-year old search engine, is losing nearly a $1 billion a quarter, with no sign of letting up....

Twitter, Bing In A Relationship?

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 11.06.2011 | Technology

Bing and Twitter got personal Tuesday evening, exchanging a series of public tweets to announce their relationship will continue. It's no secret th...

New Google Maps Feature

Posted 10.18.2011 | Technology

Google announced on Thursday that it has added a weather layer to its popular Google Maps tool, allowing users to instantly see current temperatures a...

Bing's New Feature Will Help Shoppers With Smartphones Navigate Crowded Malls

The Huffington Post | Megan Hess | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's search engine, Bing, announced on Wednesday that the company's mapping service has added floor plans for about 400 shopping malls to the B...

If Microsoft Can't Compete With Google, Who Can?

Nathan Newman | Posted 10.02.2011 | Technology
Nathan Newman

Is there viable competition anywhere to Google? Let's forget about the poor Microsoft shareholders and ask what the fact that Bing only exists due to massive subsidies says about the health of competition in search.

Dhani Jones: The World's Most Interesting Man?

Gadling | Justin Delaney | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

We have all seen the commercial. "I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I prefer Dos Equis." He's called the most interesting man in the world. Bu...

Steve Ballmer -- "You Need to Decide If You're Coming With Us"

David Thielen | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology
David Thielen

Day 1 of the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. The keynote was interesting both for what it said as well as what it did not say: No mention of S...