Microsoft’s new search engine, or decision engine as they call it in the advertising, Bing was launched last week with some fanfare. In addition, Microsoft has started an aggressive marketing campaign to get people familiar with it. I for one was excited about it and ready for it to launch as I’ve been reading more about it over the past few month. Originally called Kumo, the launch of Bing last week was somewhat of a surprised, but welcomed. The following are some of my thoughts about Bing, it’s search, and how it compares to Google.
In addition, I must say that I’ve now changed all of my default searches to Bing as I felt I was getting more of the Internet in a better way, than I was getting with Google and their controlled net. I look at Google now the way I looked at AOL ten years ago. If you want to search the full Internet you can’t do it on Google, as they have restricted, blocked, and penalized any site that they didn’t like. Continue reading