Sources: The Verge, ZDNet
quote: Windows 8.1 that will come bundled with Bing services strewn throughout
quote: You want to talk about disasters how about the new google maps interface.
quote: Google certainly stole the forever scroll on images from bing
quote: Who doenst like searching for videos on Bing. Hands down the best for finding videos.
quote: Most every video of any consequence is going to be on YouTube anyway. I use YouTube to search for videos. Why would I fire up Bing to find videos?
quote: I sometimes forget to change IE's default search to Google.. I notice it right away when I search for something from the titlebar and all these sites not particularly relevant come up - "oops, forget to change default search" is my immediate thought....
quote: PC sales are also anemic right now, which is where MS is tied. But they are in this fight for the long haul. They make money on Android, if you haven't noticed. I believe Apple does, too.
quote: booting in 10 seconds is a great old one.
quote: I also use Bing, mainly for the Bing rewards, which I just used to get 100 GB of OneDrive for free until 2021.
quote: Yes Bing has ads that support the service but every search engine uses ads to support it.
quote: Because it means their revenue stream is based off of sold products, not advertising. They have significantly less motivation to sell your privacy.
quote: Pretending they have more concern for consumer privacy because they also sell software is not an argument based on fact
quote: Given their track record
quote: Who the hell uses Bing anyway (should be named "Bling")
quote: there is a reason like half the top apps are things that make it less ugly