Microsoft, Google Renew Real-Time Search Deal.

  • September 6, 2011 8:40 pm

Internet users looking for a legitimate real-time search engine can fine safe haven with Microsoft’s Bing. After rumors began circulating earlier this summer of a potential $30 million deal between Microsoft and Twitter comes news today that the two have officially partnered once again. The specific details of the renewed deal were not divulged, nonetheless it is the end result that is most important — continued real-time search results in Microsoft’s Bing search engine.

Google and Microsoft had similar offerings in the real-time search business until a few months ago. A couple months back Google chose not to renew a deal with Twitter. While unfortunate initially, it paves the way for a better Google product — the news of Google and Twitter’s fallout was before Google released Google+, a quickly growing social network. With a setup that allows it to operate in a very Twitter-like way, it’s very possible Google purposely pushed Twitter out in order to make room for future integration of Google+ content within Google search results, instantly making Google+ content a lot more useful, relevant and important.

Via: SAI


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