Bing Search vs. Yahoo: Making Sense of the Nonsense

This week Yahoo announced that, despite the two companies’ deal in which Bing is set to replace Yahoo’s search, the two companies will continue to compete. Prabhakar Raghavan, a senior vice president of Yahoo, is quoted as saying “We are Yahoo and that will continue….We collaborate on the back-end but we are competitors on the front-end.” [...]

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The Expanding Search Universe

And what it means for the industry’s top dogs. StatCounter recently announced that August was Bing’s slowest month in terms of growth since its launch, and the combined market share of Bing and Yahoo fell from 20.36% to 20.14%. Despite this grim review on the waning influence of Bing and Yahoo in North America, the [...]

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The Associated Press Picks a Fight with Google, Biting the Hand that Feeds

In a move that could change the way news is disseminated and found on the Web, the Associated Press (AP) has declared that its news articles should no longer be freely indexed in search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo without permission. AP President Tom Curley’s statement means that even minimal use of a [...]

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