Bing: How Useful Is Microsoft’s New Search Offering?

Picture 14Windows Live Search (s msft) didn’t go over too well with the online masses. Few, if any, moved from search industry leader (that’s an understatement) Google (s goog). I remember the worst part about doing a fresh Windows install was changing IE’s defaults from Microsoft’s Live services, and replacing Live Search with Google as the default search engine was first priority. So how does new search offering Bing stack up, especially from a web working point of view? You may have already formed your own opinion, but here’s my take.

Basic Search

Before looking at some of its more advanced features, let’s compare it in terms of a straight-up, simple keyword search on a subject close to my heart. Finding information on Apple (s aapl) is a part of my job, and I run Apple-related searches on an hourly basis, if not even more frequently, over the course of the day. Read More about Bing: How Useful Is Microsoft’s New Search Offering?