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Google vs. Bing: Interesting Windows 8 Searches

  1. #11

    I like the bing's last entry

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  2. #12

    United States
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    Windows 8.1 Pro, iOS 7.1, Elementary OS

    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    I like the bing's last entry
    I might've chuckled, too.
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  3. #13

    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Hi there
    try someting like Quantum computing -- compare on each the number of references to REAL "Quantum Computing" -- the real one and the references to stores / products / shopping sites called "Quantum Computing".

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  4. #14

    Not a strait comparison: Bing search string in example shown in post #1 is "Windows 8 is a", Google search string is "Windows 8 is".

    That said, my own highly unscientific research on the UK-centric Bing site came out even worse for Windows 8!
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