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2013-09-17 10:27:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For the first time in its four year history, Microsoft’s search engine Bing is getting a redesigned logo meant to tie it into the rest of the family. It’s more than the logo getting an overhaul, however. As noted in a recent Microsoft blog, the search engine will become more streamlined, prefer “insight over just lists of facts” and will continue to tie together the software company's growing list of hardware platforms....

Microsoft Accuses Google Of Being Scrooge-Like, Says Customers Are Being "Scroogled"
2012-11-29 15:24:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The holidays are supposed to be a magical time of families coming together, a winter wonderland and joy to the world where even a humbug could be charmed by the spirit of the year. Of course Charles Dickens never expected Black Friday mayhem, and he certainly couldn´t have imagined two Internet search engine rivals battling for holiday shoppers with one evoking his most infamous holiday-themed character! In a new...

2011-08-04 02:01:00

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents are paying more attention to prices this year as they stock up on their kids' back-to-school supplies, according to a recent Bing survey. Eighty-seven percent of people surveyed said they will check multiple stores and websites to compare prices this year, with the majority of parents (52 percent) admitting price outranks value, style and brand when it comes to making back-to-school purchasing decisions. The survey also indicates that...

2011-05-16 14:54:00

REDMOND, Wash., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Decisions just got easier with the addition of new social features to Bing, the decision engine from Microsoft Corp. By bringing together the power of search and Facebook, people can now receive personalized search results based on the opinions of their friends simply by signing into Facebook. New features, available today, make it easy to see what people's Facebook friends like across the Web, incorporate the collective IQ of the Web into their...

2011-03-09 06:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Microsoft announced new natural language enhancements to Bing Shopping, EasyAsk, an industry leader and original innovator of natural language search technology, announced a new cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) e-commerce search and merchandising offering. The new solution brings the decade long excellence in natural language e-commerce search and merchandising of EasyAsk to the cloud, putting the rich functionality within easy...

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2010-06-06 06:40:00

Microsoft is planning to shut down a service offered through its Bing search engine that allowed online shoppers to collect rebates. The cashback program was started in May 2008.  Microsoft said it was hoping cashback would help bring more people to its search engine. However, Microsoft still remains a distant third behind Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc.  Having a larger gain in the market is appealing to advertisers, and Google's dominance in the industry has been extremely lucrative...

2010-02-25 05:05:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketwire - Mercent(TM), a leading provider of on-demand marketing solutions for retailers, today announced it is attending three industry retail and technology events the week of March 2nd-5th, 2010 to meet with clients, industry colleagues, media and analysts. During each event, Mercent will discuss prevalent industry trends for online retailers; the current eCommerce landscape; and 2010 growth opportunities for Mercent retail customers and prospects....

2010-01-25 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Billeo (www.billeo.com) - a suite of Online Assistants that save people time and money in all types of online transactions, from shopping to bill pay - today expanded its Offer Assistant to include deals from Microsoft's Bing cashback. Discounts and deals from more than 1,200 Bing cashback retailers will help shoppers find the best available offers on the Web, even when searching on Google and Yahoo! The updated Offer Assistant also lets users...

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2009-11-12 05:55:00

In an effort to dethrone Google from its long-held position of hegemony in the Internet search engine market, Microsoft is looking to "Ëœtrick out' its own search service Bing by linking up with other Web sites to bring customers a variety of new tools and informational forums. While the two leading Internet search engines, Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc., provide users with information by pointing them to third party websites, Microsoft Corp. has opted to try out a different approach. A...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'