Author Topic: Bada Bing, Bada Boom  (Read 2482 times)

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Bada Bing, Bada Boom
« on: September 19, 2011, 04:49:02 PM »

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Re: Bada Bing, Bada Boom
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2011, 07:41:27 PM »
I'm not surprised about the political climate at Bing.  I never envisioned Microsoft as a good place to work.

I am a bit surprised aboot the fact that people are so hooked to Google's logo and prefer the Bing results as long as they show Google's logo beside.

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Re: Bada Bing, Bada Boom
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2011, 08:40:50 PM »
"aboot"

Canadian?

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Re: Bada Bing, Bada Boom
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2011, 10:48:34 PM »
Bing is losing nearly a $1 billion a quarter, with no sign of letting up. (YEOW!!)

Microsoft has lost $5.5 billion on Bing since the search service launched in June 2009, but the company's search losses actually pre-date that. In fact, the software giant has never made money in its online services division. Since Microsoft began breaking out that unit's finances in 2007, the company has lost a total of $9 billion.


http://money.cnn.com/2011/09/20/technology/microsoft_bing/?source=cnn_bin

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Re: Bada Bing, Bada Boom
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2011, 10:58:17 PM »
I wonder what share they'd need of the market to break even, though apparently they spend vast amounts on marketing.

Even a world with 80% google, 20% otherwise would be better than of late, worldwide that is.