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Bing is the latest version of a search engine developed by Microsoft. Microsoft was developing and testing for the last couple of months a search engine with the name Kumo which in Japanese means spider or cloud. Kumo was of course just the code name for what would become eventually Bing.
Search is very important because 1% of the search market is roughly worth 1 billion dollars. This means that the number two player can make some decent money. Microsoft doesn't have to become number one but they need to just grab around 30% or so and they are in good shape. Since Bing was launched...
Like the title says.
GIVE IT BACK!! Please.
I decided to do a little test on one of my machines with the three browsers I use most. In each browser I opened up Gmail, Google Reader and CNNMoney.
I did this on Friday and did not look at the memory usage until Monday. After a little less than 3 days, we get the following numbers
What is going on with Google today? Every search I do has This site may harm your computer. See the image below And how ironic is this? Google itself shows up as malware LOL Google seemed to have fixed this problem, Took about…
Google Interview Questions So the economy is really bad and your job might be on the line, Google is always looking for new talent. Here are 2 questions that they asked a friend of mine. What would you answer? 1. You have been shrunk down to the s…
If you want to get the new Chrome features as soon as possible then you are in luck; Google has launched the Google Chrome Dev Channel. The Google Chrome Dev Channel will give you early access to features and fixes.
The Dev channel is useful for:
Web developers who want to test their sites or scripts with pre-release versions of Google Chrome
Testers who need to make sure they’re working with the latest bug fixes
Anyone who wants to help make Google Chrome better – your feedback helps us turn good new ...
So I got it installed at home on a windows XP machine. It installed really quickly but you have to close Firefox so it can import all the settings from that. I’m not even sure it asked me if it could do that. I’m actually writing this blogpost in chrome.
So it loads the pages really fast and it renders the pages mainly in one go. I think it loads those pieces from the same server in one go.
Most things work. Except for the checkbox. Somebody made a mistake and it renders the checkbox as a radiobutton but I’m sure they will get that fixed one day.
First, I would like to ask myself why do we need another browser? Well, because competition is a good thing. But is it really competition and from who will it steal the market share? I’m pretty sure it will steal from Firefox and the other lesser used browsers, because those are the people that actually take the effort to install something different than Internet Explorer. The IE users either don’t have a choice or they just aren’t computer savvy enough to know there are other things out there (like aliens).
Second, it seems that this version is based on the Apple ...