03/08/2010, Despite Yahoo getting the jump on it with AT&T, it seems that Google has managed to bite back, as T-Mobile has ended its year-old exclusive deal with Yahoo, and replaced it with Google. Now when BlackBerry users visit the T-Mobile portal, it’s obvious that Google is the search provider at the top of the screen. A Yahoo spokesperson has confirmed that it is not longer working with T-Mobile for search, […]
02/09/2010, Search by SMS never really took off, but by referring to a patent that was recently filed by Yahoo, the company seems like it wants to take a crack at the challenge. In the patent, it’s mentioned that users will be able to use the system by sending a search query as a text message to a predetermined number, after which the search query is processed, and the results delivered, […]
01/20/2010, Most of us are so used to using Google to search for things on the iPhone that alternatives probably never cropped into mind. But with Google and Apple competing on similar fronts more often than not now, it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to hear that Apple is in talks with Microsoft to make Bing the default search engine for the iPhone. This still in a rumor at […]
11/10/2009, Forget about Google – fans of World of Warcraft will be pleased to know that there exists a search engine that was specially designed to sniff out World of Warcraft information. Would that make your WoW experience all the better, or is this a novelty that will fizzle out in due time?
06/03/2009, Microsoft recently unveiled its Bing search engine in another effort to overcome the massive market that Google has cornered, and this time round they have also brought the fight to the mobile platform by introducing Bing Mobile that can be enjoyed across a range of mobile devices. So far initial impressions are pretty positive, touting this to be a clean engine. Why not take your portable device’s browser and point […]
05/28/2009, This morning, Steve Ballmer announced new Microsoft search engine Bing at D7 and when asked by Walt Mossberg about Yahoo he served the corporate answer: “I think there’s a lot that can make sense in terms of a search partnership, not an acquisition,”. Instead of a formal meeting with Steve Ballmer, Carol bartz preferred to leave him a note this morning on a purple Post-It in the D Program in […]
05/28/2009, There has been ongoing rumors last week regarding the Microsoft revamped search engine launch, internally code named Kumo. Today at D7, Steve Ballmer revealed its official name: Bing, joking that they should have named it “Boom”… Well, we still have to see if the performance measure up to such “enthusiastic” branding. Additionally a bunch of new Microsoft services are getting “Binged”: Bing Travel, Bing Cashback and Bing Maps for Enterprise. […]