Microsoft has released Bing desktop app which is in beta stage. The purpose to bring Bing as a desktop application is to promote Microsoft’s search engine, as user can directly access it via desktop instead of going towards web browsers to search through other search engines over internet.
Bing for iPad app is available free for download through App Store with the same features like Bing for iPhone app has which was released last year.
As we all now that year 2009 is on its way to end and we are just near to the coming next new year. So, Google has released the Zeitgeist of year 2009 that is calculated after examining the billions of billions quires which are entered on Google Search by its users worldwide.
Rumors about the changes of Google Search UI are conformed now which is just available to a specific group of testers. We also have a try of new Google Search home page which includes new UI with a lot of colorful effects. Here are some screen shots of new Google home page.
Google has included a new feature Lock SafeSearch for Google search which allows users to lock the search results to prevent the access to inappropriate images and web sites during search activity.
As Microsoft has announced their search deal which integrates social networks Twitter and Facebook with Bing, now Google also revealed their agreement with Twitter to add the real time search phenomenon to Google search.
Today, at Web 2.0 Summit the President of Microsoft’s Online Services Group Qi Lu conforms the integration of Twitter and Facebook with Bing search engine. In result of this deal the real time updated data from Twitter and Facebook will be accessible in the Bing search results.
According to comScore, Microsoft Bing search engine is growing continuously since its launch and its market share grew in U.S.A market. In month of August Bing’s searches increased to 9.3%, as compare to 8.9% of July, 8.4% of June, and 8.0% of May figures.
Google has launched Google Internet Stats web site, which allows users to conduct a search via category, just like twitter. Google Internet Stats includes Macro-Economic Trends, Technology, Consumer Trends, Media Consumption and Media Landscape categories, which make ease for user to narrow down the search.