Cloud Computing: Microsoft Bing News Beckons Google News Haters

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2010-07-11
 
 
 

Microsoft Bing News Beckons Google News Haters

by Clint Boulton

Microsoft Bing News Beckons Google News Haters

Bing News

Hate the Google News? The new Bing News Webpage lets users localize their news based on their location. Location-based Web services have become table stakes in the Web economy today.

Bing News

Latest News

Bing lets users sort either by most recent or look to the right for the most recently published stories. The latest stories module shows a timeline that indicates how many stories related to this topic were published as the week has progressed.

Latest News

Bing Social in News

A search for "Vienna Girardi" yields the latest news and lets users access what others are saying through stories tweeted via Bing Social.

Bing Social in News

Bing Health

Bing's Health vertical now boasts Twitter tweets from health publishers in instant answers.

Bing Health

Data Tables

Check out the new health data tables about symptoms and diseases.

Data Tables

Clinical Trials

Bing Health offers shortcuts to clinical trials for cancer types and other major diseases.

Clinical Trials

Bing Shopping

Refinements in the left-hand rail on Bing Shopping offer product descriptions and product reviews and ratings.

Bing Shopping

Laptop Shopping

Whittle down search for computers from thousands of results to three with the refinements in Bing Shopping.

Laptop Shopping

Share Your Shopping Results

Share shopping results with friends via e-mail, Facebook and Twitter.

Share Your Shopping Results

Other Details

Bing Shopping also provides a summary page with pictures, shipping info and ratings and reviews about a product.

Other Details

Bing Finance

The new Bing Finance Web page displays market status and the top news in the finance sector.

Bing Finance

Taking Stock

Bing's new stock screener features new filters to make stock perusal a snap.

Taking Stock

Check Investment Funds

Bing details funds as well as a chart that tracks the price movement of the fund.

Check Investment Funds

Bing Flights

Bing's flight display is the best in the business. No wonder Google moved to acquire flight info software firm ITA.

Bing Flights

Rocket Fuel