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Microsoft Bing Nips at Google with 13.6% Search Share


Microsoft’s Bing search engine grabbed 13.6 percent search share through February, up from 13.1 percent from January as the company continues to peck away at Google’s search kingdom.

According to Google Analytics, and I can screencap this if you want, the total number of people who have visited my Tumblog since I started tracking (out of thousands of people) who have found me via Bing, is one.

(via world-shaker-deactivated2013092)

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Antitrust subcommittee to examine Google search ranking system


US Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) is adding his voice to a growing chorus calling for congressional hearings over Google’s alleged anticompetitive business practices. Lee recently noted his concerns in a letter to Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI), chairman of the Senate Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, just as Kohl announced that the subcommittee would examine complaints about Google’s ranking system.

“The powerful position Google occupies in the general search arena creates myriad opportunities for anticompetitive behavior,” Lee wrote in his letter to Kohl, noting that Google effectively acts as a gatekeeper for accessing Internet-based businesses.

» via ars technica

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