Musing on his blog, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks has thrown out a crazy idea for Microsoft. Instead of spending billions promoting Bing, what if they paid the top 1000 sites a million bucks to de-list from Google?
Oh, what a romantic vision Microsoft has here, with Visual Search: Imagine a search engine that served up results in images instead of text, and had easily-recognizable pictures, organized by topics and other parameters, which you could narrow down until you found what you were looking for. That dude, with the hair,…
Have you guys heard about Bing? It makes Googling stuff super easy.
Bing is so good at finding porn and displaying it that Microsoft will serve all the adult-oriented content from an specific domain. That way it will be a lot easier to filter:
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.
Steve Ballmer just confirmed rumors that Microsoft's new search engine, previously called Kumo, has been christened with the wonderfully onomatopoeic, possibly stupid name, "Bing". UPDATE: And it's coming next week.
Microsoft is planning to publicly unveil their new GOOGLE KILLER, codenamed "Kumo", to the public at All Things D as early as today. We don't know a whole lot about it, but word is they're calling it "Bing", as in the cherry, the Crosby or the sound of Microsoft's planned $100m planned advertising budget bouncing off…