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A 2-post collection

Why Bing when you can Google?

Over the past few years, I’ve blogged a number of times on Microsoft’s search offering from the early days of Windows Live Search through to it’s current Bing services. Despite my interest in Windows Live Search and Bing over that period, I still find myself using Google a lot of the time and I decided to try and find out why. One reason for me, which I’ve mentioned in my post From Windows Live Search to Bing in 6 years is the home page. Every time I visit the Bing homepage I find it distracting when I go there I go there to search. I know that the search box is there and I can easily...

Search Engine Innovation: Bing vs. Google

I’ve been thinking about this for a while. It would seem that for a while now Search has not really evolved much, it’s been a little over 10 years now since Google came to life and there’s hasn’t been much change in the way people search the internet. Maybe there have been some changes to improve things under the hood but really, on the surface Google hasn’t changed that much over that time. In recent years Microsoft has been making an effort to try and close the gap on Google and I now thing their efforts are actually paying off! While not necessarily in favour of Microsoft I think it’s definitely contributing towards consumer...