Bing
  • By virtue of a new agreement between Yahoo and Google, search results from the two rivals may start looking even more alike.   Yahoo has signed an agreement with Google under which, "Google will provide Yahoo with search advertisements ..., web algorithmic search services..., and image search services." So now, Yahoo will draw some if its web search results, image results, and...


  • Bing has made two significant changes in the way it handles and recognizes search connectors to exclude keywords/phrases or entire domains from search results. The changes also effect Yahoo, because Yahoo Search is powered by Bing.          (function() { var po = document.createElement('script'); po.type = 'text/javascript'; po.async = true; po.src...


  • The Bing and Yahoo! search engines were both unavailable for much of the business day on January 2. The outage lasted from approximately 11:30-3:00 PT.   Reuters reported that the outages were caused "after Microsoft pushed out a bad code update and then struggled to roll it back."          (function() { var po = document.createElement('...


  • Bing has launched a new search function that allows users to easily retrieve content from Twitter using either the hash symbol ("#") or the "@" sign as part of your search. While Microsoft has touted its "special relationship" with Twitter (dating back to 2009), this new development does not appear to offer significant improvements beyond the search capabilities of...


  • Bing has long hidden its Advanced Search page, making it inaccessible until after you had run a search. Until this redesign, the link to the “Advanced Search" page was displayed after running a search and left clicking into the search box which contained your search terms. At that point, a drop-down menu appeared with additional suggested search terms. On the bottom right of that list...


  • USA.gov’s search engine is powered by Bing, so to search effectively at USA.gov, you would need to be a proficient Bing searcher. For those of you used to Google searching, you will find that searching at Bing/USA.gov is very different in some instances. USA.gov provides no search tips and we were unable to easily find any at Bing. However, on USA.gov’s Advanced Search page (which you...


  • Bing has revamped the way it retrieves and displays search results to prominently include results related to your social network connections - primarily Facebook and Twitter. The new Bing results display interface is broken up into three columns. The widest column, on the left-hand side displays a traditional looking list of relevant "blue link" results. The middle of the three columns...


  •      In our live Continuing Legal Education seminars, we teach lawyers how to use the lesser known, advanced, and sometimes hidden features of search engines to conduct more effective investigative, background, and legal research on the Internet. We use Google as a stand-in for "EverySearchEngine" (sort of like "Everyman") in these live MCLE seminars for...


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