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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 Evers...

Calculate Cab Fares With Bing Maps | About 13 Hours Ago Samuel Axon 14 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Thanks to a new app, Bing Maps now calculates the cab fare on a route between two points. The Taxi Fare Calculator was developed by Ricky Brundritt...

Josh Groban, Bing Donate New Instruments To Underfunded School Music Department

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In a music class at Marie Curie Middle School in New York City on Thursday, students were sitting on their hands to keep still. Grammy award-winning s...

Bing Is 'Stupid' And 'Lame,' Says Bing

TechRadar UK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's Bing may be way behind Google when it comes to search dominance, but this doesn't mean it should go on a campaign of self-loathing. Unf...

Bing Exec: 'Google Instant' May Be Fast, But Bing Results Are Smarter

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In this Technology Live interview, [Bing director Stefan] Weitz explains why Zheng's feat, and other factors, buoy optimism at Bing central, despite f...

Jenny Lewis Performs In Montauk

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The latest show in the Bing Summer Concert Series took place this past Saturday at Montauk's Sole East Resort. Jenny Lewis performed alongside musica...

Rufus Wainwright Plays Montauk's Sole East Resort

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Rufus Wainwright played a "secret" show at Montauk's Sole East resort this past Saturday night for a select group of 200 people. Wainwright's perform...

Critical Thinking Roundup - Howard Rheingold, Bing at ISTE

Betsy Aoki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Betsy Aoki

Earlier in the year, I put a stake in the ground about Bing's stance vis-à-vis Critical Thinking. Simply put, we are in favor of Internet literacy ...

The Latest Web Search Development: From Intentions to Insights

Penny Herscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Penny Herscher

John Batelle, one of the gurus of Search, wrote as early as 2004 that the secret of Google's success was its understanding of the web as a database of intentions.

Google Makeover Is a Catch-Up Step in the Right Direction

Penny Herscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Penny Herscher

Google is late in providing its enhanced layout and more sophisticated tools. Much of what the company announced is already standard design for Bing, and is common in many professional search based applications.

Thank Google! For Remembering

Linda Bergthold | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Bergthold

So while we wrestle with our short term memory loss, science is not going to be helping us any time soon. But thank Google! It will.

Will the Googleplex Become a Person?

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

At some point, the Googleplex and its competitors, to compete better, might become adaptive, learning from experience on their own. That might trigger self-awareness.

Blogging for Rookies

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Grant Cardone

I have to admit I am an amateur when it comes to blogging, SEO, and this new world of social networking. Regardless of that fact, I have successfully ...

A New Entertainment Experience for Bing

Yusuf Mehdi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Yusuf Mehdi

In this release of Bing one of the biggest investments we are making is in the area of entertainment. As the content on the web has exploded, it has b...

Stephen Colbert, Bing Raise Money For Gulf Coast Cleanup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On Monday's episode of his show "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert raised $150,000 for the Gulf oil spill cleanup, thanks to a sponsorship by Micro...

Google's China Misadventure: Not a Harbinger of Darkness

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

A headline in today's Washington Post asserts: "Google's showdown marks turning point in bond between West and Beijing's authoritarian system." Please. Let's not get overexcited.

Troll Patrol - 5 Things You Can Do

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Trolling is a growing problem online and especially in social media spaces. It clogs up our email boxes, confuses the follower/following counts and throws monkey wrenches into people actively building engaged online communities. I have created my own types based on behavior I have seen.

Bad News for Google: Search Share Gains Have Flatlined

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

From a financial perspective, Google is still a one-product company (search). But now, in the biggest and most important market on earth (responsible for almost half of Google's revenue), Google's share gains have flatlined.

The biggest threat to Google might be your friends

Kevin Grandia and Tim Kolke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kevin Grandia and Tim Kolke

Finding good information on the web can be pretty frustrating. Google, of course, has made this a lot easier but even then you regularly find that s...

Microsoft 'Takes On Goliath' With Bing TV Ads Mocking Google | Mark Sweney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's 'Bing and decide' campaign, starting on television this week, attacks 'information overload' of rival's results...

Critical Thinking, Howard Rheingold and Cancer at the NCCE conference

Betsy Aoki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Betsy Aoki

Internet literacy issues aren't new, but the goal of the Northwest Council for Computer Education's conference is to help teachers on the front lines and raise awareness of the issue.