Posts Tagged ‘Search Engine’

Bing continues to gain market share, will focus on mobile

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 7:33 No Comments

Microsoft’s search engine continues to grow in market share in a come-from-behind story that has been a great success for the company, and it will now strengthen its efforts to gain notoriety in the mobile space. According to the latest numbers from industry leading analyst first Comscore, Bing now accounts for 12.7% of all Internet searches in the US. That’s still a significant step behind Yahoo at 18.9% and Google which still dominates the market at 62.6% However, it is quite impressive when considering the fact that Microsoft only powered 6.5% of searches in June of 2009. The engine has almost doubled in market share in just one year. “There is something that

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Microsoft revamps Bing Search Engine with interactive Foursquare map

Friday, March 26, 2010 2:28 No Comments

Microsoft has announced plan to revamp its popular Bing search engine with a number of new features, including an interactive Foursquare map app. “[The app] is a powerful combination of the spatial canvas that Bing Maps provides, combined with Foursquare’s user reputation service ability to see who has unlocked specific badges, where and who has been crowned mayor of certain locations making it easier to explore any city in the world as if you were a local,” explained Microsoft spokesperson Todd Schwartz. “Let’s say you’re traveling to New York City for the week, but you don’t know what’s hot in Greenwich Village. Selecting the fours

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