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Apple switches from Bing to Google as default search platform in Siri, iOS Search, and Mac's Spotlight

09/25/2017, 12:09 pm

Apple is switching from Microsoft's Bing to Google as the default Web search provider for Siri, iOS Search, and Spotlight on the Mac, the company announced on Monday.


Microsoft's Bing & Cortana apps for iPhone add 3D Touch, other new features

02/04/2016, 01:02 pm

Microsoft on Thursday updated two of its iPhone apps -- Cortana and Bing Search -- with support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, along with a number of other new upgrades.


Microsoft revamps Bing iPhone app with new interface, offline caching & more

11/18/2015, 01:11 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday released a redesigned Bing iPhone app, with things like a streamlined homepage, app hooks, and even limited offline support.


Billions in Google revenue could ride on Apple renewing iOS search deal

03/03/2015, 09:03 am

Google is poised to lose billions in annual revenue if Apple does not renew a deal making Google the default search engine in iOS, according to a new memo by analysts at UBS, which attempts to predict the real-world impact of such a decision.


Google's search deal with Apple expires in early 2015, could bring new default to Safari

11/25/2014, 01:11 pm

The Safari browser for both iOS and Mac could have a new default search partner as soon as next year, as Apple's current deal with Google is reportedly set to expire in early 2015.


Topsy purchase gives Apple access to Twitter data Google doesn't have

12/03/2013, 08:12 am

While the exact purpose behind Apple's newly announced acquisition of social media data firm Topsy remains unknown, the acquired company is one of a handful of firms with access to exclusive data from Twitter the likes of which Google does not have.


Google extends deal with Apple to remain default iPhone search

09/27/2010, 11:09 am

Google recently extended its contract with Apple, making the dominant search provider the default option on devices running iOS, including the iPhone.


Microsoft heavily promotes Bing search through iPhone apps

08/24/2010, 08:08 pm

Using free sponsored apps, Microsoft has been aggressively promoting Bing search through Apple's App Store.


Steve Ballmer praises Apple for creation of iPhone App Store

03/08/2010, 03:03 pm

Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer recently had positive words about Apple's success with the iPhone and its App Store, adding fuel to rumors of a potential alignment between Apple and Microsoft to bring Bing search to the iPhone.


Google stands by Apple as a 'valuable partner'

02/15/2010, 03:02 pm

(Mobile World Congress) Amid rumors of dissension between Google and Apple and a potential Microsoft Bing partnership for the iPhone, a Google executive has insisted all is well between the two companies.


Microsoft aims at Apple with multitouch Windows Phone 7 Series

02/15/2010, 10:02 am

(Mobile World Congress) Just four months after Windows Mobile 6.5 hit the market, Microsoft has officially introduced Windows Phone 7 Series, the new multitouch-capable mobile operating system the software giant hopes will take on Apple's iPhone.


Apple sees tablet as one device shared by the whole family - WSJ

01/20/2010, 09:01 pm

The Wall Street Journal dropped a bombshell of tablet and Apple-related information Wednesday evening. Among the new details: Apple sees its tablet as a device that will be shared by multiple family members -- and it might even recognize their faces.


Oppenheimer: Bing deal could bring Apple more risk than reward

01/20/2010, 10:01 am

A new analysis suggests an Apple-Microsoft deal to bring Bing search to the iPhone could carry great risks for Apple, which has formed an identity by disparaging the Windows platform in its "Get a Mac" ads.


Apple, Microsoft in talks to make Bing default iPhone search - report

01/20/2010, 07:01 am

Once bitter rivals in the PC landscape, Apple and Microsoft could now partner to make Bing the default search engine of the iPhone, in an effort to counter the market dominance of search giant Google.


Web search statistics show Bing stagnant, Google growing

11/19/2009, 12:11 pm

Following a press release from ComScore indicating that Microsoft has approached 10% market share with Bing, more comprehensive search statistics indicate that Bing's growth and share of web search is being wildly overstated.


Bing's share of search less than Safari's share in browsers

07/16/2009, 04:07 am

Bing's market share in search, compared to Google, is actually smaller than Safari's share of web browsers in comparison to IE, according to statistics collected by Net Applications.