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July, 2010

  • 27 July

    Yahoo Japan switches to Google

    Yahoo Japan

    Yahoo has used Bing.com’s search results for some time, but this is about to change in at least one country. Yahoo Japan announced today that it has signed a deal to use Google instead of Bing. Daniel Alegre, vice president of Google’s Asia Pacific and Japan operations, stated: Yahoo Japan …

  • 9 July

    Bing market share up by 7%

    bing market share

    According to a report by Experian Hitwise, the market share of Microsoft’s Bing search engine increased by 7% in June. Meanwhile, Google saw a drop in market share of -1%. Bing’s May market share was 9.23%. With the 7% increase, its new market share for June was 9.85%. Google’s market …

March, 2010

  • 29 March

    Microsoft wins Bing domain names

    Corporate giant Microsoft won a complaint it filed with the National Arbitration Forum over seven domains: bingcamera.com,bingfinancing.com,directorybing.com,drugstorebing.com,girlsbing.com,marketingbing.com and mediabing.com. The company claimed that the domains were confusingly similar to its Bing search engine trademark. The registrant, Yaoxin Liu, did not contest Microsoft’s claims. Personally, I don’t see why Liu registered …

February, 2010

  • 5 February

    Microsoft wins dispute over bingnews.org

    Tech giant Microsoft won a dispute filed with the National Arbitration Forum over the domain bingnews.org this week. The company alleged that the name, which was registered by Prabhjot Singh, violated the trademark of its Bing search engine. Microsoft won the case because of its trademark on “Bing” and because …

August, 2009

  • 17 August

    Use Bing to determine how crowded a host is

    Shared web hosts are notorious for overcrowding their servers. To save money, they are known to put thousands of customers on a single machine. The problem is, this may not be immediately apparent upon signing up and you may not run into problems for several months– after it is too …