Tuesday, January 15, 2013Facebook unveils a different type of search Graph Search will allow users to mine the data from their connections on the social network. Should Google be shaking in its boots?
Tuesday, July 03, 2012Microsoft takes $6 billion write-down for online services Purchase of ad firm aQuantative "did not accelerate growth to the degree anticipated," the company admits
Friday, December 02, 2011Are DuckDuckGo's Bing ties problematic for Linux Mint? Mint's new default search engine shows an anti-open source bias, some have charged
Tuesday, May 24, 2011New 'Mango' Windows Phone version integrates apps The next version of Windows Phone software will come to handsets later this year, but Microsoft has made developer tools available now so that applications can be prepared. The company unveiled some of the 500 updates that will come to Windows Phone later this year
Tuesday, May 03, 2011RIM-Microsoft deal not all doom and gloom, blogs say Many in the Twittersphere are criticizing RIM’s move to make Microsoft Bing the default search and mapping technology on its BlackBerry OS platform. But some bloggers see light at the end of the tunnel for the embattled mobile players
Thursday, April 07, 2011Microsoft goes after iPad search users with Bing app The application is custom-designed for the Apple tablet's touch-sensitive display. It also has a feature that Bing offers only via this iPad application, called Trends, which displays popular searches of the past week
Wednesday, September 08, 2010Google Instant gives users as-you-type search results Predictive search, as predicted. The new search feature starts returning results before you hit return
Friday, September 03, 2010Microsoft uses Bing home page to push IE8 The search engine home page now features a small advertisement for Internet Explorer 8. The move is aimed at boosting migration to the browser
Tuesday, August 17, 2010Search Monkey let go in Yahoo-Microsoft deal The developer platform will be shut down Oct. 1 as Yahoo starts its transition to using Bing as its back-end search engine
Monday, May 31, 2010Look beyond Google and Bing, Mapmobility says A Toronto-based mapping firm offers up tips for IT shops tasked with an online mapping project. Find out why more information doesn’t always lead to a better map
Wednesday, May 05, 2010Microsoft Spindex puts new spin on social networking Microsoft FUSE Labs introduces Spindex, a new social networking tool, at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. Get the most out of your Twitter and Facebook activity
Friday, March 12, 2010Motorola to put Bing search on Android phones The Microsoft search and map services will initially be put on Android phones in China. Motorola has confirmed the deal is a global one, but did not offer any additional details for when other countries will see the functionality
Wednesday, February 24, 2010Microsoft, Yahoo can take on a common enemy -- Google decision by U.S. and European regulators to let Microsoft and Yahoo join their search businesses could significantly heat up competition in a business that in recent years has been dominated by Google. Analysts say combination could diminish Google's search dominance over long-term.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010Report: Apple may replace Google search with Bing There comes a point in many epic stories where the hero must team with its erstwhile rival to take on an even greater threat. For Apple, that time may be now
Wednesday, December 23, 2009YEAR IN REVIEW: May 2009 In May, big stories included Oracle CEO Larry Ellison’s decision to keep spending money on acquisitions, Microsoft’s huge investment in its Bing search engine, the ongoing recession’s negative impact on Bell and Telus, and more
Thursday, December 10, 2009Yahoo launches more Twitter integration The planned outsourcing deal with Microsoft hasn't stopped Yahoo improving the search engine's integrating with Twitter. Yahoo users will now see 'tweets' appearing directly in Web search results
Monday, November 23, 2009OPINION: Anti-Google deal would hurt Bing News Corp is reportedly working on a deal with Microsoft that would remove the publishing giant’s news Web sites from Google’s search engine and exclusively appear on Bing search results. Find out why this is a bad move for both companies
Friday, September 04, 2009Microsoft wants Bing to 'Ping' Facebook, Twitter Microsoft is testing a new feature for search engine which would allow people to post search results from Bing directly onto Facebook and Twitter...
Tuesday, August 04, 2009Will IBM's search technology go Bing? Yahoo's decision to use Microsoft's search engine as its technology backbone puts Big Blue in the difficult position of partnering with the competition
Wednesday, July 29, 2009What's Google's next move after Microsoft-Yahoo Deal? After several years of courtship, Yahoo and Microsoft are finally shacking up. Google is still leading the search industry with 65 per cent share of the market. But for how long?