(Posts: 472; Member since: 15 Jul 2009)
Wow go Apple iphone goes to show what phone is still number one if $100million is laid on the table
(Posts: 253; Member since: 07 Nov 2009)
Goes to show that you, Mateo, have once again COMPLETELY missed the point of this article. It's not about the iPhone being #1 or #10. $100 million is arbitrary unless you compare it to other companies share of revenue. What if for example Verizon got $200 million for using Bing as the default search for their Blackberrys? That kinda made ur penis shrink there didn't it?
Instead, there's a particular dynamic in play here. Former "allies" are now direct competitors (could be very bad for Google honestly). Former enemies are now trying to play nice. Apple is leveraging one company's services against another to gain more revenue AND to stick it to the other.
(Posts: 529; Member since: 06 Jun 2009)
Idk how Mac Addicts are going to feel about using a Microsoft product. . .lol. . .Google has been my primary source for search for years and years. MSN.com has a lot of great content, but MSN/Bing hasnt been able to lure me away. I have notices that the Bing maps are more accurate then the Google for my area. . .
(Posts: 161; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)
bing search also has less crap to sift through.
(Posts: 31; Member since: 21 Sep 2009)
I hate google phones but not google search. I (and apple fan boyz everywhere) hate bing more than google. Although google is apples main competitor, googles search engine is number one with apple users.
Unless Microsoft would counteroffer significantly higher than googles 100 million i dont see iphones "binging" any time soon...
(Posts: 742; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)
Bing VS Google is basically like comparing oranges and grapefruit. Bing search is for more finite info, with less options. Like say I wanted to know the price of an iPhone. If I search Bing: iPhone price. I will get links and pictures with prices and direct links to buy, so I coud purchase an iPhone via ebay or amazon directly thru Bing and even get some cashback for buying from Bing, much faster. Google would give me tons and tons of links... that's it. I would have to click the one and buy it that way.
On the other hand.... Say i was interested in looking random data. If I typed "28-662 law" into bing: many of the links are the same thing, not much diversity. Into google: i get more diversity, so i can sort thru what i am looking for.
If I want specifics, I use bing. If i want more broad data becuase I am not sure what I am searching for, I use google.
Apple gets $100 million a year from Google in revenue share? Microsoft wants iPhone search role?