RIM-Microsoft deal not all doom and gloom, blogs say

The jokes immediately began to flood Twitter.“The dodo bird teams with the dinosaur,” tweeted one user, while others called it the “beginning of the end” and “the nail in the coffin” for a

Published on: May 3rd, 2011 Rafael Ruffolo

Microsoft goes after iPad search users with Bing app

Microsoft Corp. will try to lure iPad users to its search engine with a new Bing application built specifically for the popular Apple tablet device.Called "Bing for iPad" and available for download Thursday,

Published on: April 7th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Search Monkey let go in Yahoo-Microsoft deal

As it starts transitioning to Microsoft's Bing search engine this week, Yahoo has decided to drop Search Monkey, a developer platform designed to let external coders create applications that enhance Yahoo search results.Search

Published on: August 17th, 2010 Juan Carlo Perez

Microsoft Spindex puts new spin on social networking

Microsoft's FUSE Labs--the cutting edge, innovative research group behind the recent Docs.com announcement--unveiled yet another new project today at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. Spindex is a new FUSE Labs project

Published on: May 5th, 2010 tony bradley

Motorola to put Bing search on Android phones

Motorola will start loading Microsoft's search and map services onto its Android smart phones in China, bringing more non-Google services to the phones amid a row between Google and China.It is the second time

Published on: March 12th, 2010 Owen Fletcher

Microsoft, Yahoo can take on a common enemy — Google

A decision by U.S. and European regulators to let Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. join their search businesses could significantly heat up competition in a business that in recent years has been dominated by Google

Published on: February 24th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Report: Apple may replace Google search with Bing

A report in BusinessWeek on Wednesday suggests that Apple Inc. may be in talks with Microsoft Corp. to replace the iPhone's default search engine, Google, with Microsoft's own offering, Bing. As recently as 2007, this would have been unthinkable:

Published on: January 20th, 2010 Dan Moren

YEAR IN REVIEW: May 2009

After dominating the headlines in April with its Sun Microsystems Inc. acquisition, Oracle Corp. decided to open up its pocketbook again. CEO Larry Ellison and company purchased virtualization management firm Virtual Iron Software Inc.

Published on: December 23rd, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

OPINION: Anti-Google deal would hurt Bing

Speculation out of Redmond, Wash., is indicating that Microsoft Corp. is flirting with the idea of paying News Corp. to remove its news Web sites from Google Inc.’s search engine. Event: Learn IT: Gain IT Service

Published on: November 23rd, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo