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WSJ Could Ditch Google For $15 Million From Microsoft, Analysis Shows

businessinsider.com | Jay Yarow|Nov. 24, 2009, 7:36 AM |10 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If we estimate that the Journal's online ad revenue is $100 million, using the New York Times as a rough benchmark, then the site would only lose $10 ...

Bing Vampire Ad: Creepy, Twilight-Style Commercial Debuts (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Bing has launched a new commercial that's anything but ordinary for a search engine: the ad, promoting Microsoft's "decision engine," features vampire...

Bing Maps launches redesigned map search with apps

AP | JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp. is releasing an updated version of its mapping service with street-level views and new "apps" that tack on tweets, tra...

Robert Pattinson: Twilight Star Doesn't Know What Bing Is (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Robert Pattinson, the English actor who stars in the vampire movie series Twilight, greeted fans on the red carpet at the film's premiere in Westwood ...

Bing Deal: Microsoft Strikes Deal With Twitter, Facebook To Integrate Status Updates In Search

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp. has picked up a new weapon in its Internet search duel with Google – full access to Twitter's communicatio...

Bing DOWN: Microsoft's Search Engine Crashes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

For nearly an hour on Thursday, Microsoft's search engine Bing was completely non-functional. Initially, the site displayed a code-filled error messa...

An Epic Internet Copyright Battle on the Horizon? Microsoft and News Corp. vs. Google, Maybe

Jonathan Steinsapir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Steinsapir

If Microsoft and News Corp. go forward with a deal whereby News Corp. demands that Google stop indexing its websites, don't be surprised if it leads to one of the most important copyright lawsuits in history.

Google Versus Google -- Will Social Search Tear the Company Apart?

Noah Mallin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Noah Mallin

Google announced with great fanfare that they were incorporating results from social media sites like Twitter into their search pages last week. So did their search rival, Bing.

Bing Name BATTLE: Design Firm Sues Microsoft Over Bing Trademark

Ars Technica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A small St. Louis company is suing Microsoft for using the name "Bing" without permission for its recently launched search engine. Bing! Information D...

Google's 'First Click Free' Will Allow Newspapers To Limit Access To Stories

AP | JANE WARDELL and ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON — In a move that could help improve relations between Google Inc. and the media industry, the Internet search company is offering publish...

Bing Jingle: Kids Perform Microsoft Song

techcrunch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As you can see in the video below, Microsoft has forced a bunch of middle schoolers in Pennsylvania to learn and perform Mann's Bing song. The horror....

Twitter Negotiating Data Deals With Google, Microsoft

AllThingsD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Is there gold in them thar tweets? Maybe so, because--according to sources familiar with the situation--Twitter is in advanced talks with Microsoft...

Bing Vs. Google: Three Ways Bing Is Better

VentureBeat | December 2, 2009 | Paul Boutin | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

This morning, Microsoft employees demonstrated a long list of enhancements to their Bing search engine at a press event at the company's San Francisco...

Microsoft, News Corp Have Talked About De-Indexing From Google

Financial Times | Matthe Garrahan, Richard Waters, Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Microsoft has had discussions with News Corp over a plan that would involve the media company's being paid to "de-index" its news websites from Google...

Google, Twitter, and Facebook Have Three Ways to Skin a Cat

Noah Mallin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Noah Mallin

Google's biggest advantage is that they have tons of cash; Twitter's advantage lies in its simplicity; and Facebook's advantage is its huge and growing user base of over 300 million people.

Search as Dialog

Jan Pedersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jan Pedersen

We see Bing as the first step in this long process of transforming search from something which often points you somewhere else to try and find your answer.

Search Wars -- With Bing, Twitter and Facebook, There's More to Searching Google

Danny Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Danny Sullivan

It's easy to assume that when it comes to search, there's Google and nothing else. That was never the case.

Google Better Than Bing, Yahoo Study Finds

InformationWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A group of 1,100 software testers has rated Google the best search engine in terms of accuracy, speed, and relevance. ...

Bing Gains Modest Ground On Google, Yahoo In July

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Read More: Bing, Media News

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp.'s souped-up Internet search engine gained a little more ground on industry leaders Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. in...

Bing Jingle Contest Winner: 'Bing Goes The Internet' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bing has finally announced the winner of its jingle contest -- hat tip to TechCrunch, who called it "the worst jingle ever." And the winner is..."Bing...

Stephen Bing, Wealthy Hollywood Producer, Paid For Clinton N Korea Flight (SLIDESHOW)

AP | PAMELA HESS and SHARON THEIMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — A wealthy Hollywood producer and a major corporation paid for the flight that carried former President Bill Clinton and two Am...

How Bing and Twitter Can Save Journalism

Maegan Carberry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maegan Carberry

The emergence of Bing and Twitter mark the first formidable competitors to Google, which until now has monopolized the market on search, and thus the diversity of thought in journalism's Internet era.

Release 0.9: Parsing Microsoft's Bing

Esther Dyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Esther Dyson

Bing, Microsoft's new search engine, is like turning on the light and tidying things up a bit so you can find what you're looking for on the Web, nicely arranged in transparent data drawers.

Microsoft-Yahoo Deal: Can They Beat Google?

nytimes.com | STEVE LOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bumpy, marathon mating dance between Microsoft and Yahoo finally concluded on Wednesday, when the two companies announced a partnership in Interne...

Is Bing Good for Bing?

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

It's just possible, in short, that in the end I may well be the last Bing standing. Time will tell.