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Microsoft’s Bing: Yahoo!-branded Metacrap?

In Semantic Web on May 31, 2009 at 8:58 am

Futuristic Bing has a nostalgic-looking logoBing, Microsoft’s new search engine launching June 3, brands itself as a a “decision engine“. Realizing that users are not looking for words or links but for solutions and services, Microsoft attempts a more coherent and intelligent approach to search, perhaps inspired by some “semantic web” idea.

More coherent and intelligent than Google? A lofty goal, coming from a company whose rambling CEO required multiple inter-cut edits to boost his semantics when announcing the launch of Bing on a Walt Mossberg interview. While we’re in the vicious gossip dept., Read the rest of this entry »

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