What's good for the BlackBerry PlayBook is good for BlackBerry handsets by the sounds of it, as Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has pumped hands with RIM boss Mike Lazaridis and declared all future BlackBerry phones as being Bing-friendly.
Sometime around 9:30 last night, Bing disappeared off the internet for a half an hour, give or take. Our question for you: Did you notice?
The ad: Crammed full of memes and hard on the eyes, it's a little obnoxious! That's sort of the point, though, and it does a good job of summing of what's useful in Bing—its Decision Engine—for people who haven't really been following the story.