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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 | 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.

Moving Search Forward

Satya Nadella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Satya Nadella

People are moving beyond the simple query in online search to a URL mapping scenario. They're using search to answer more complex questions, accomplish tasks and make decisions.

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

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.

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.

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? | 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.

Bing's First Month Traffic Beats Twitter, Digg And CNN

Business Insider | Preethi Dumpala|Jul. 9, 2009, 9:37 AM|5 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bing is now the thirteenth most visited site on the Web. It has a long way to go before it beats Google and has yet to overtake Yahoo, but since its ...

Bing Often Better Than Google | DAVID POGUE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the last 15 years, Microsoft's master business plan seems to have been, "Wait until somebody else has a hit. Then copy it."...

Study: Microsoft Bing Is Better for Ads Than Google

Nicholas Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nicholas Carlson

Sponsored links attract about 80% more attention on Bing than they do on Google, a new eye-tracking study from consulting firm User Centric shows.

Google's Android to Run on Acer Netbooks

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Acer is set to be the first PC manufacturer to package its netbooks with Google's Android operating system. One of the finest selling points about Google's OS is that its free.

Disrespecting the Bing

Eric Dezenhall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Dezenhall

Pepsi annexed graphic elements of the Obama campaign's logo. Mario Lavandeira lifted the name of an exhibitionist heiress, gave it a Latino twist, and emerged with staggering success. The appropriation of brands is epidemic, and the Internet is only making it worse.