Posts Tagged 'Search Engine'

Bing Search Engine

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The history of the BING search engine (now called Windows Live Search) is not quite as interesting as Yahoo’s and Google’s history because Microsoft was already an established corporation and technology giant by the time of “BING’s” inception. BING is simply an acronym for Microsoft Network, but the term ‘BING’ is mostly used to identify either the BING search engine or the very popular BING Messenger (now called Windows Live Messenger).

Originally, BING.com was not a search ...

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Yahoo! Search Engine

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The Yahoo! Search engine comes in a notable second for the most searches per day (Google is number one). Like Google, the Yahoo! search engine was invented by two Stanford graduates: Jerry Yang and David Filo. The history of the Yahoo! Search engine is interesting for different reasons than Google. At its inception in 1994, Yahoo! (then called ‘Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web’) was simply a directory of websites and not a searchable index. Four months ...

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