The new search engine -- Bing
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06-03-2009, 03:58 PM
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: New York
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I agree. Google are controlling too much of the internet at the moment.
I do think we need to return to some kind of equilibrium
(not the film!)
, otherwise they could, in actuality, begin to restrict that data. Just like they did by putting an end to their
! If Bing had
an API to tie in with such as
, then that would really be a big selling point for me.
I really don't know why Google doesn't allow us to parse their search results. It's as if they're saying, once it's in
data and you may use it with restrictions applied.
Bing really does have an API! And it looks really good. I've uploaded an example of the XML document it gives you for the search term
Wow good stuff.....this is exactly why we need competition.
We all know MS would never open themselves up like this if it weren't for Google. And now that they have, perhaps Google will also.
I use gmail only because it's free, but I personally hate the way it works. It's very confusing and the layout is one of the worse I've ever seen. Even with using greasemonkey to fix the layout....
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