|Forum: Bing Search Engine News|
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|121:|| Firefox Now With Bing|
Firefox with Bing offers the latest version of Firefox with Bing set as your home page and the default setting in the search box and AwesomeBar (where you can also type in queries as well as Web addresses). If you already have the latest version of Firefox, then you just need to download the Bing Search for Firefox Add-on to set the same preferences.
|Oct 26, 2011|
|122:|| Flavors of Spam|
"Everyone complains about Spam, but the single term hides a multitude of different problems, and different people often seem to mean different things when they use it. I know how we use the term here at Microsoft, but I would be interested to hear your ideas about it..."
|June 26, 2006|
|123:|| Former AltaVista Employee Charged with Hacking|
Now a employee of MSN. "Microsoft officials confirmed yesterday that Laurent Chavet works for the company, but they would not specify his assignment."
|July 11, 2004|
|124:|| Gates Says MSN Will Wear White Hat In Search|
"He [Gates] jokingly advised the crowd to buy Google stock and coyly refused comment as to whether he thought Google's advantage lay mostly in marketing."
|June 10, 2004|
|125:|| Google "sandbox" has SEOs Playing Yahoo and MSN Harder|
"...as an SEO, I love the new MSN beta, as I am on the first or second page for all my big and small keywords. Google is blocking me from trying to reach the world, but MSN isn't blocking me from doing that..."
|Nov 27, 2004|
|126:|| Google Finds Bing Using Google Serps as Ranking Signal|
Bing has been watching what people search for on Google, the sites they select from Google's results, then uses that information to improve Bing's own search listings. Bing doesn't deny this.[br][br]As a result of the apparent monitoring, Bing's relevancy is potentially improving (or getting worse) on the back of Google's own work. Google likens it to the digital equivalent of Bing leaning over during an exam and copying off of Google's test.
|Feb 1, 2011|
|127:|| Google Violated Your Privacy - So Use Bing|
New ad by Microsoft takes direct aim at, "Do No Evil".
|Sept 20, 2012|
|128:|| HitWise: Bing Busts Through 30% - Takes Share from Google|
"Bing-powered search in the United States just broke the 30% barrier, clocking in at 30.01% in March according to Hitwise. That was a rise from its February tally of 28.48%. [br][br]Google in the same time period dropped from 66.69% to 64.42%, ceding that ground to Bing. [br][br]Both Yahoo search, which Bing powers, and core Bing.com searches rose during the month. Market share for Bing.com rose from 13.49% to 14.32%, and Yahoo powered searches rose from 14.99% to 15.69% of the market." [br]
|Apr 12, 2011|
|129:|| Hitwise Data: Bing Increases Share Again|
Google accounted for 65.09 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending August 27, 2011. The combined Bing-powered search comprised 28.99 percent of searches for the month, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 15.89 percent and 13.10 percent, respectively. The remaining 64 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis report accounted for 5.92 percent of U.S. searches.
|Sept 9, 2011|
|130:|| Hitwise: Bing Now Powers Over 30% Of U.S. Searches|
"...now account for 30.01% of all U.S. searches. By itself, Bing grew 16% year-over-year and 5% month-over-month and now accounted for 14.32% of all U.S. searches in April 2012."
|May 12, 2012|
|131:|| How Bing Chooses a Web Page Title For Its SERPs|
Bing explains how best to get your page title selected for the SERPs.
|June 26, 2014|
|132:|| How Content Quality Is Used By Bing in SERPs Ranking|
Bing publishes information on the importance of content quality to help explain how it may affect the SERPs.
|Dec 10, 2014|
|133:|| IBM/Lenovo Agrees to PreLoad Microsoft Toolbar|
"Microsoft Corp. reached an agreement with Lenovo Group Ltd. to pre-load Lenovo computers with a toolbar of Microsoft's Windows Live online services including Web search..."
|Mar 14, 2007|
|134:|| Kayak Wants Bing To Stop Copying||June 26, 2009|
|135:|| Live Search Home Page New Look|
"Live Search now has a new image with hotspots to Live Search features."
|July 31, 2008|
|136:|| Live Search MSN Update||Mar 25, 2008|
|137:|| Live Search Starts Testing Integration of Powerset's Projects|
"These tests include Freebase Answers, improved captions for Wikipedia results, and new related searches using the Factz engine."
|Sept 18, 2008|
|138:|| Live Search Webmaster Center Gains Crawl Error and Backlinks Reports|
"In an effort to improve upon those goals, today we have launched a significant update to our Webmaster Center and brought the Center out of Beta!"
|Aug 9, 2008|
|139:|| Live Search Webmaster Portal (Beta) Reviews|
"WebmasterWorld Members initial feedback on the new Microsoft Live Search Webmaster Portal (Beta)"
|Nov 15, 2007|
|140:|| Live Search Webmaster Tools Detects Malware||Nov 26, 2008|
|141:|| Live Search and "Search Facebook" or "Search The Web"|
"Now Facebook users in the U.S. have the option to "Search Facebook" or "Search the Web." In addition, adCenter is delivering search ads alongside those results."
|Oct 8, 2008|
|142:|| Live Search's LinkFromDomain Command|
MSN launches linkfromdomain: operator
|Oct 17, 2006|
|143:|| Live Search's link: operator turned off|
Eytan Seidman, Lead Program Manager at MSN's Live Search confirms: "For those of you who use some of the advanced query syntax in our search engine such as link:, linkdomain: and inurl:, you may have noticed that this functionality has been recently turned off."
|Mar 29, 2007|
|144:|| Live Search: September Update And Changes|
"WebmasterWorld members are reporting and update to Microsoft's Live Search."
|Sept 17, 2008|
|145:|| Live.com Local Listings Being Expanded To Support Outside U.S?||Apr 26, 2009|
|146:|| Live.com Now Switched to Bing.com, Three Days Early||June 1, 2009|
|147:|| MSN Admits News Bot Scruffed Up Bias|
"MSN Newsbot, by contrast, gives favorable placement to articles from Microsoft's own MSNBC.com news site -- late Friday afternoon, half of Newsbot's 22 front-page stories came from MSNBC.com."
|Aug 1, 2004|
|148:|| MSN Algo update|
"MSN Search rolls out a new algo"
|June 23, 2005|
|149:|| MSN Announces Search Champ Invites|
"Due to the success of the program we are now planning Search Champs V2 that will take place this April. The invites should be out within the next 48 hours. We worked hard in our selection process for V2 to ensure diversity, a wide range of backgrounds amongst the invitees, and fresh perspectives. "
|Mar 17, 2005|
|150:|| MSN Bench Testing Beta on Live MSN.com Searches|
Quite a few members are seeing the live beta results right off the MSN Homepage.
|Dec 2, 2004|
|151:|| MSN Fires up Start.com RSS Aggregator Beta|
MSN beta tests rss aggregator. update: " and *splat* - they are gone"
|Mar 10, 2005|
|152:|| MSN Gets a New, Simpler Home Page|
"Spurred by the ever-changing ways in which people use the Internet, Microsoft has unveiled a completely redesigned MSN home page."
|Nov 4, 2009|
|153:|| MSN Hires Top Yahoo Search Talent Gary Flake|
"Microsoft on Monday said it has hired away Gary Flake, a principal scientist at Yahoo Research Lab and former head of research at the Web portal's Overture Services division."
|Apr 12, 2005|
|154:|| MSN Live Search Updates - Searchification||Sept 27, 2007|
|155:|| MSN Offers Local Phone/PDA Search|
"Currently available in the US, Mobile Search is available on Windows Mobile devices, as well as new phones with WAP 2.0 browsers."
|Aug 15, 2005|
|156:|| MSN Ramps Up Marketing with TV Ad Campaign|
"MSN is to embark on a multi-million pound ad campaign to promote its new own-brand search engine, launched yesterday."
|Feb 3, 2005|
|157:|| MSN Sandbox : Lookout now Available Free for Outlook|
The recently acquired Lookout software is being given away free by Microsoft.
|July 28, 2004|
|158:|| MSN Satellite Imaging|
"Imagine searching your name, and getting a satellite image of your own home in the results!"
|May 24, 2005|
|159:|| MSN Search Claims to Freeze Out Web Spam|
"In a sample of one billion web pages, Microsoft claims that eight per cent are spam."
|June 10, 2004|
|160:|| MSN Search Friendly Rank Checkers|
MSN search blog lists rank checkers for use with the msn beta.
|Dec 4, 2004|