Bing’s making moves down under, Google Ads are changing, and a Lancashire farmer is kidding around on Zoom – all in this week’s My Five.
The rise and return of the bot. Get ready to see branded chatbots, the interactive software that helps users get things done.
A summary of stats from the Christmas 2012 online retail world. Is it all over for Google and how has Amazon beaten ebay?
Chrome has overtaken Mozilla Firefox as Britain’s second most popular web browser.
Microsoft’s Bing announces new search features in line with customer feedback. Currently available in US, will they make it across the pond?
Microsoft and Yahoo! join forces to battle against Google. We’re sceptical but excited to see a rival to the ultimate search journey
Bing the ‘Decision Engine’: User numbers are dwindling and many don’t see it is that different to Google. The search engine wars continue.
Introducing Bing: Microsoft’s “Decision Engine”. A massive improvement on their previous “Live Search”, but will it kill Google?
Bing is coming! Rumour has it that Microsoft’s new search engine will be showcased at D: All Things Digital conference. Will it beat Google?
Microsoft follows other avenues after failed Yahoo! deal and snaps up Powerset, the semantic search engine.
Microsoft grumble about the Yahoo! / Google deal but acknowledge that they were slow off the blocks in the great search race.
Yahoo! and Google announce deal that must spell the end of any prospect of a deal with Microsoft. Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang said he expected the deal to be worth around $800m per year for the company.