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Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft Bing rolls out personalized cards, integrated with Cortana, competing with Google Now and Siri   —  They're not calling it “Bing Now,” but a new service just announced by Microsoft will feel very familiar to some Google users.  “Starting today, we are unveiling a set of personalized cards …
Apr 16, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Did Microsoft just kill its anti-Google ‘Scroogled’ campaign?   —  Summary: A Microsoft Corporate Vice President claims Microsoft is ‘done’ with its ‘Scroogled’ campaign.  But is the company really Scroogled out?  —  Has Microsoft quietly done away with its anti-Google “Scroogled” campaign?
Apr 14, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Anonymous Social App Secret Confirms $8.6 Million In New Funding   —  Secret, the anonymous social sharing app popular among the Silicon Valley and tech industry crowd, officially announced today it has raised $8.6 million in outside investment.  The round included participation from Garry Tan …
Mar 14, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana will support nicknames, “Notebook” system for accessing personal info, Google Now-like notifications   —  This is Cortana, Microsoft's answer to Siri  —  Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update will include Cortana …
Mar 3, 2014, 11:15 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
More Cortana details: Siri/Google Now-like virtual assistant to replace Bing search feature in Windows Phone 8.1   —  Apple has Siri, and Microsoft is about to get Cortana  —  Microsoft has been in a state of “shut up and ship” with Windows Phone for more than a year now.
Feb 20, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Ahead of Acquisition Binge, Lenovo Quarterly Revenue Tops $10 Billion for First Time   —  Lenovo, which is in the process of buying IBM's server business and Google's Motorola phone business, said Thursday that its existing business topped $10 billion in quarterly revenue, a first for the company.
Feb 12, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Microsoft beats Google by adding Bitcoin currency conversion to Bing   —  Microsoft today added Bitcoin currency conversion to Bing, which supports over 50 currencies in its index.  Conversion is as simple as typing in “x btc to currency” or “x currency to btc.”  The data is provided by digital wallet company Coinbase:
Feb 10, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Yahoo to Partner With Yelp on Local Search   —  Partnership is Part of Effort to Differentiate Yahoo from Google and Microsoft Bing  —  Yahoo is hoping Yelp can help improve its search engine's local results.  —  A partnership between the Internet portal and the online review site …
Feb 8, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / NYT Bits:
Photosynth creator and architect of Bing mobile and mapping leaves Microsoft to join Google   —  A Microsoft Star Goes to Google  —  SEATTLE — Blaise Agüera y Arcas, a respected engineer and software designer at Microsoft, has left the company to join its rival Google.
Dec 16, 2013, 12:30 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
The Test Begins: Do Google Shopping & Other Shopping Search Engines Give You The Best Deals?   —  It sounds pretty damning.  Two recent surveys suggest that Google Shopping isn't leading searchers to the best prices on products.  But the surveys weren't well documented …
Dec 8, 2013, 4:15 PMIn context

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