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Offline Bass

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« on: 06/06/2009 01:20:20 »
Better, worse, or about the same as Google?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 06/06/2009 01:26:48 »
I had never heard of it before until now.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 06/06/2009 02:08:59 »
What is it?
 

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« Reply #3 on: 06/06/2009 02:13:27 »
A search engine like Google apparently...

http://www.bing.com/

It looks fancy but then again looks can be very deceiving.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 06/06/2009 02:20:46 »
google's good enough for me.  Looks to be pretty much the same as google, but then again I've only ever used google.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 06/06/2009 02:32:17 »
Ditto.

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« Last Edit: 06/06/2009 02:41:07 by Chemistry4me »
 

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« Reply #6 on: 07/06/2009 08:17:10 »
Same crappy service with a new look.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 11/06/2009 11:45:03 »
Someone I met at a dinner on Friday (hello Michael!) said he swears by Bing, although I couldn't understand quite why - I'll have to try it...

Chris
 

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« Reply #8 on: 19/07/2009 23:36:22 »
I've used it once or twice, and it doesn't seem to be that different from Google.
 

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« Reply #9 on: 27/07/2009 03:09:30 »
I've tried to use bing twice, just so so.
 

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« Reply #10 on: 28/07/2009 04:57:00 »
I haven't tried it, but some coworkers I've spoken to really like.  They say it is much better at parsing out results of question style searches, as opposed to keyword searches.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 02/08/2009 08:57:41 »
Actually, its not too bad. It's Microsoft corps. engine, but you probably know that by now.

If you want anything, Google, MSN(Bing) and Yahoo are the best excepting when local searches are required. Generally each country has some local search company.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 07/08/2009 14:08:55 »
Regarding Microsoft's Bing, it's worth reading this article:

http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1496589/can-trust-bing
 

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« Reply #13 on: 13/08/2009 23:49:27 »
That's a great piece of writing in the above-cited article. Thanks LeeE for posting it! Hilarious!

Chris
 

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« Reply #14 on: 15/08/2009 16:09:39 »
From what I saw of it, it seems like it goes through your history and then gives you websites related to what you normally look at, but containing the words you searched.
 

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« Reply #15 on: 19/08/2009 14:22:57 »
I get directed to it automatically for translations from a small range of languages but do not always rely on them.
« Last Edit: 25/08/2009 10:14:43 by syhprum »
 

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« Reply #16 on: 20/08/2009 21:39:55 »
Has Microsoft gone Bing? How many Search Engines do they need to have? Seems fairly unrealiable to me.

But when that is said, I am actually pretty impressed by Bing. It was, so to say, above my expectations.
 

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