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News Bing goes live in Britain

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech.net Staff, 5 Jun 2009.

  1. bit-tech.net Staff

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  2. Star*Dagger

    Star*Dagger New Member

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    Newsflash, Google has cornered the market
     
  3. lp1988

    lp1988 Well-Known Member

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    and for a good reason, its just the most simple way. And "Bing" what kind of name is that, but hey good luck MS, you are going to need it.
     
  4. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    M'eh. What type of name is Google?
     
  5. Skiddywinks

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    Exactly what I was going to say, Joe.
     
  6. Woodspoon

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    It's the kind of name for a good search engine, thats what kind of name it is, lol
     
  7. theevilelephant

    theevilelephant New Member

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    I gave it a go and it seems perfectly fine. Similar enough to googles layout that people wont be scared off by it. And as a name "Bing" sounds just as good as "Google" to me.
     
  8. UrbanMarine

    UrbanMarine Government Prostitute

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    Bing sounds Chinese owned.
     
  9. markwalker84

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    "Bing"

    As in the sound Windows makes when it pops up an error?!
     
  10. Skiddywinks

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    Hahaha, excellent!

    After reading the review on ITPro, I am fairly impressed. It is already a very capable and feature full search engine, but it also holds a lot of potential for improvement, being only a beta and not having all the features that even the Yanks get.
     
  11. RTT

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    Right so we've got Windows Live Mail (formerly Windows Live Hotmail, MSN Hotmail and just Hotmail), Bing (formerly Live Search, Windows Live Search and MSN Search) and of course MSN (which does what now, exactly?)

    I see they are focusing on simplicity.

    I think i'll stick to Google's Search, Mail, News and Maps, thanks!
     
  12. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    I was first curious at it. Then i made a search in there looking for Bing from Carmella Bing errr... Not fo minors BTW
    And the search returned the first page of its own engine (of course) and then lots of "BOING"...
    A certain "Sabrina Boing Boing" that have 1,2 liters of silicon in each breast ruled the search from start to finish of the frist page.

    And "NO" Carmella... I know its a beta, but my first impression wasn't a good one
     
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  14. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    I can't work out why it goes to multimap if I click on maps when I know 'Live' or 'Bing' has it's own maps engine.
     
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    The best part is the video search with safe search disabled. Easier than trawling 10 different sites to find what turns you on. :thumb:
     
  16. Skiddywinks

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    I never thought of that... *cough*

    >_>

    <_<
     
  17. jezmck

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    There are googols of results!
     
  18. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    I thought that was a bit odd, but multimap is now owned by Microsoft.
     
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    exactly.. it's windows live.. but heck bing sounds better than yahoo

    I'll stick with google- less to load it looks like I'm loading a farmscape on bing here in the states
     
  20. Xir

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    Where the heck did you find the possibility to disable safesearch on Bing?
    I find google's video search...very badly sorted
     
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