Google US Web search share jumps to 58.5 pct

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| Yahoo sites had 22.9 percent of the U.S. market, a 0.8 percentage-point fall
| from September. Microsoft slipped to 9.7 percent from 10.3 percent, Ask was
| flat at 4.7 percent and Time Warner's network dipped 0.1 percentage point to
| 4.2 percent.
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http://www.reuters.com/article/inter...21132720071121


Recent:

Microsoft funding bankrupt Live Search experiment with porn spam

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| Dear reader, please tell me: what do you think of a search engine that steals
| (bandwidth and AdSense revenue), lies, spams away, and is not clever enough
| to stop their criminal activities when they’re caught? Â*
|
| Recently a Live Search rep whined in an interview because so many robots.txt
| files out there block their crawler...
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http://sebastians-pamphlets.com/micr...search-engine/


Related:

Microsoft’s Club Live fiasco

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| People were using the macro on more than 3 games at a time, on more than 2
| accounts at a time, why Microsoft didn’t pick up on the fact that in the
| first few days some people had accumulated enough for 3 Zunes each is beyond
| us. Some were lucky, others, not so much. Â*
|
| [...]
|
| So far no one has been banned from using their accounts, which they needed to
| sign up, probably because they did not break any laws, or probably because
| Microsoft didn’t want that hassle and liked their new found traffic. Â*
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http://www.blogthe.net/2007/07/16/mi...b-live-fiasco/


Bots Helped To Boost Microsoft Live Search Gains

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| In a blog post, Compete analyst Steve Willis attributed Microsoft's
| search gains to prizes awarded to users participating in Live Search
| Club, which features games that post queries to Microsoft's search
| engine.
|
| [...]
|
| Microsoft is essentially being DDoSed by thousands of people hundreds
| of times per minute, but they are mistaking this rise in traffic for
| people actually using Live Search."
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http://www.informationweek.com/news/...leID=201001092