Since this week, Google has added a new useful feature: On entering a search term, you may discover a small magnifying glass next to each result.
On October 1, 2010, the Bing bot will not be in beta anymore. On this date, it is going to replace the current MSN Bot completely.
The Web company Yahoo! has completed a cooperation agreement with Linux distributor Canonical, supervising the development of Ubuntu. On new installs, the default search engine will be Yahoo!.
A new homepage for www.live.com is approaching further: The notification that visitors won’t be able to access Bing from this URL soon has been made much clearer.
Microsoft’s free Bing App for iPhone can search the Web, news, photos and maps. But in one central feature, it continuously crashes: When you use its Voice control. However, the Bing for Mobile team is working on an update.
As announced last week, Microsoft has released the Bing App for iPhone. Since last night, it can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store.
Yahoo! and Microsoft finally settled an agreement on co-operating with Search and Advertising services, originally announced in July. The co-operation “can occur in early 2010,” read a consequent statement.
Starting from now on, Google personalizes search results of all users, even when they are not signed in. The search engine learns which links individual users click most and will rank corresponding sites higher in the future.
If you had a look at the Windows Live Wave 3 headers recently, you might have noticed that Microsoft’s new decision engine Bing is promoted there. Looks like this: Furthermore, Bing has a prominent place on microsoft.com. We see that the search box is Bingified, and the big promotion area
Bing is live. The team says: You probably didn’t wake up today expecting an entirely new search experience. But – Bing! – here it is. Why a new engine? Why just now? The way the world searches is changing. You want more than just information. You want knowledge that leads