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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...

Bing Inks Huge Deal With China's Largest Search Engine

Posted 09.03.2011 | Technology

By Jason Subler and Georgina Prodhan SHANGHAI/LONDON (Reuters) - China's Baidu is to partner with Microsoft for English-language search, giving the...

Influential Hedge Fund Manager Calls For Microsoft CEO To Step Down

Reuters | Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Bill Rigby | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

May 26, 2011 12:57:38 AM By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Bill Rigby NEW YORK/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Influential hedge fund manager David Einhorn has cal...

Amy Lee

Bing Director: 'Traditional Search Is Failing' | Amy Lee | Posted 07.18.2011 | Technology

Most people think about search as a simple series of actions: type in a phrase, cross your fingers it brings up what you need, and then click around a...

Microsoft's Search Engine Deepens Integration With Facebook

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.16.2011 | Technology

Should search be social? Microsoft's Bing says yes and is introducing a new feature that will bring more information from your Facebook friends into y...

BlackBerry Picks Microsoft Over Google

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.03.2011 | Technology

This Is My Next's Joshua Topolsky reports that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer just took the stage at the BlackBerry World Conference to announce a new Bi...

The Google Consent Decree: Consumers Should be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

Google's acquisition of ITA should be blocked, as should all attempts at vertical integration by a search engine provider into comparison-based businesses or into any direct retailing-based businesses.

The Real and Inevitable Harm From Vertical Integration of Search Engine Providers Into Sales and Distribution

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 06.20.2011 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

We believe that search engines should be forbidden to engage in vertical integration into comparison of goods and services, or into direct sale of goods and services.

The Need to Focus on the Correct Issues in Google, Power, and Antitrust

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 06.19.2011 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

The discussion of Google and antitrust has shifted in recent weeks from relevant market and anticompetitive behavior to consumer happiness. The problem is that consumers are not always the best judges of their own welfare.

SEO: Art or Science, or Are You Putting Lipstick on a Pig?

Larry MacDonald | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Larry MacDonald

How much of a role does art play in SEO? How much does the art of marketing contribute to success? Or, as some might claim, is it all science?

Bianca Bosker

Director Of Bing Talks Future Of Search | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.04.2011 | Technology

Bing director Stefan Weitz, who is shaping Microsoft's search engine as it goes head to head with Google's, predicts search will disappear in the next...

PosTED -- Good, Bad and Ugly

Bill Liao | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Liao

Ugly is where we will begin and this part has nothing so far to do with TED (despite the conclusions one might draw from Bill Gates' talk on state bud...

Google Ranking The Presidents

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Howard Steven Friedman

We find that the Google rankings of presidents corresponds very well to historians' rankings.

Social Media Budgets vs. Traditional Budgets

Aanarav Sareen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aanarav Sareen

Advertising is bigger than platforms. It's about reaching the end user. And you reach a user with a combination of different mediums. Not by listening to a social media advocate.

Is Bing Copying Google?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Is Bing copying Google's search results? According to Danny Sullivan of Search Engine Land, Google claims to have evidence that Microsoft is modifyin...

White Supremacist Site Marks 12th Anniversary

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Keith Thomson

When a group of students was recently assigned to write reports on Martin Luther King, Jr., several of them learned that King had in fact been a drunken philandering con man. Where in the www did these kids search? Google, for starters.

Quick: Is Someone Trying to Steal Your Agora?

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

People's opinions can be altered by changing the order in which stories are presented. Search engine companies are at best delinquent and at worst complicit in allowing this manipulation to be so easily achieved.

WATCH: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly Sing Carols As David Bowie, Bing Crosby

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Right on the heels of the Jack Black/Jason Segal rendition of the classic Bing Crosby/David Bowie carol, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly try their han...

BING BETTER: 21 Search Tricks You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Launched in 2009, Microsoft's Bing faces the tough task of getting users to make the switch from search engine behemoth Google, among others. However,...

The 10 Most Popular Bing Searches In 2010

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's Bing just unveiled the top ten search terms for 2010. In first place was Kim Kardashian, who won handily by 20 percent over her next c...

WATCH: Esther Dyson Marvels at Bing's "Amazing Headway"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Bing, the search engine from Microsoft has made "amazing headway" in the battle with Google for market share through "structured data," says Esther Dyson in this interview.

Oprah, Bing Team Up To Raise $1M For School Projects

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Oprah Winfrey may have aired the second half of her final Ultimate Favorite Things episode on Monday where she famously features (and gives) her favor...

Microsoft Launches A New Loyalty Program: Bing Rewards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Prior Microsoft search loyalty programs, SearchPerks and Cashback, were retired. But maybe the third time's the charm: today Microsoft is rolling out ...

Bing Passes Yahoo To Become Number 2 Search Engine: Nielsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

According to Nielsen data out this morning Microsoft's Bing has passed Yahoo to become the number two search engine in the US. Nielsen says that Googl...

Video: Microsoft "Flips the Switch" on Bing/Yahoo Advertising Sales Integration, Readies European Roll-Out

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

MONACO -- Microsoft has finalized the Bing complete integration into Yahoo and now all advertising sales is unified under Microsoft, Carolyn Everson; ...