Microsoft Bing trails in Google’s wake
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 03/02/2011 19:57
After years of effort and hundreds of millions of dollars of investment, Microsoft finally has an internet search engine whose search results bear comparison with Google.
How much of a hand it got from its rival in the process, however, has just become the subject of a heated argument. According to Google, the software company has taken some short cuts along the way - including using its IE8 web browser to lift results from its rival and copy them directly into its own Bing search service.