Bing Gains Share at a Breakneck Pace, Still Trails Google by Large Margin

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carage

Bing still has a long, long, long way to go.

Google is still a much better search engine in terms of result relevancy.

Bing's top page of search result is often filled with stuff that I wouldn't care at all.

 

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schwit

How is Bing better?

You can't be the best until you beat the best.

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BadCommand

In Bings real growth numbers- in that MSN is rated #9 in Alexa's most popular sites and so many of the "articles" featured on MSN are nothing more than search links through- you guessed it- Bing.

It's not enough that MSN gets the hit- then they re-route their traffic through their own search engine- Not Cool MS.

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einstein1971

If this had been Apple making these types of gains in the desktop/laptop OS market or Google in the business apps market I think you would have writing about Microsoft's eventual destruction.  But, it's Microsoft and the history of your "reporting" has shown that you are clearly anti-Microsoft.  I've included a link to a wikipedia article on "objectivity".  It's something real reporters are supposed to have when they write.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Objectivity_(reporting)

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I Jedi

To be honest, it would have been more appropriate had you included articles in which Paul Lilly clearly and undoubtely demonstrated that he was anti-Microsoft. In reading this article, I found nothing here which would suggest he favored one company over another, except this, "Yes, what about Bing. Microsoft's spunky search engine sits in third place with a 13.6 percent share of the market" - Paul Lilly...  In which he used the word "spunky" to promote Bing's growth. That doesn't necessarily mean he favors Microsoft over other tech-giants, but a reporter would always keep his articles neutral and to the point. Of course, this creates for a bland, boring read, which is why such words are included, as to keep the reader entertained with the articles they are subjected to from the journalist. This is merely a tech website, not a serious business related site, in which I would see the need to keep all opinions/suggetive ideas to oneself, and just report on what's happening in that field.

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Paul_Lilly

Just so I'm clear, was it my comment about "Microsoft's spunky search engine" being "on the up and up" or pointing out that Bing is growing at such a breakneck pace that "we could soon be looking at a market share split" with Google that makes me so clearly anti-Microsoft? Or maybe my mistake was 'only' posting three Microsoft-related news posts this morning that outed my obvious anti-MS sentiment. Fuck, I'm going to sleep terrible tonight.

-Paul Lilly

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someone87

I find it funny how everyone thinks they can do something better than those who are paid to do it for a living.

And your link is broken. FAIL!

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