Bing : Top rankings for Microsoft’s Bing search engine with its rival Google, says Google.
With Google filing a lawsuit filing a € 4.3bn ($ 5bn) fine from the European Union. For abusing its market power.
The EU accuses Google of using Android success in the smartphone market to make Google the default search engine.
But Google says its service is simply the most popular.
“We have provided evidence that the most searched query on Bing is Google,”. Attorney Alfonso Lamadrid told the EU General Court, as reported for the first time by Bloomberg. “People use Google because they choose, not because they have to.
“Google’s market share in standard search is in line with consumer surveys. Which show that 95% of users prefer Google over rival search engines.”
Google’s controversial users choosing its services are a major part of its appeal to the 2018 good record.
At the time, Google CEO Sundar Photosi wrote Android “created a great choice for everyone, not less”.
But Margrethe Vestager, a former EU Competition Commissioner. Said Google had made Android developers pre-install its search engine and web browser Chrome – and paid others to make it the only pre-installed app – which only 1% of people downloaded different application search.
Windows Live Search
Windows Live Search homepage
With the last release on September 11, 2006 instead of MSN Search. The new search engine has used search tabs including Web, news, photos, music, desktop, local and Microsoft Encarta.
In the transfer from MSN Search to Windows Live Search. Microsoft discontinued using Picsearch as its image search provider and resumed its image search, promoted by its internal image search algorithms.
Live Search homepage, which will help create Bing homepage over time
On March 21, 2007, Microsoft announced that it would split its search engine development into the Windows Live. Services family, and redesign the app as Live Search. Part of Microsoft’s Platform and Systems division. As part of this change, Live Search has merged with Microsoft adCenter.
Live Search Macros, a tool for users to customize their search engines or use macros created by other users. On May 15, 2009, Live Product Upload, an app that allowed retailers to upload product information to Live Search Products. The last modification came as Live Search QnA renamed MSN QnA. On February 18, 2009. Although suspended on May 21, 2009.
Rebrand as Bing
The first Bing logo, used until September 2013
Second Bing logo, used from 2013 to 2016
Third Bing Logo, used from 2016 to 2020
Microsoft has identified a problem with branding as long as the word “Live” stays in place. In an effort to create new patents for Microsoft’s search services, Live Search.
And Microsoft decided that the name is memorable, short, and easy to type. And that it will work well as a global URL. The word would remind people of the noise made “during the discovery and decision making”. The term also has a strong resemblance to the word bingo. Microsoft marketing strategist David Webster originally suggested the word “Bang” for the same reasons. He noted, “There it is, an exclamation point […] It’s different than the question mark.” This term was ultimately not selected because it could not be used properly as an action in the context of an online search.