MICROSOFT FINALLY GOT SERIOUS about search in 2009, when it unveiled Bing, a search engine previously known as MSN Search or Live Search. That same year, Bing partnered with Yahoo! Search, making it firmly the No. 2 search engine on the planet, only behind the giant Google Inc.
Basic Bing/Google Differences
Value judgments aside, it’s important to note several key differentiating factors between Bing and Google. Among the differences are: