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# Bing

Last month
February 2023
# chat gpt
Microsoft and Google go head-to-head with new products aimed at winning AI tech battle
The two Silicon Valley titans are rushing into the space after the ChatGPT bot caught the imagination of web users around the world.
All time
# forget me not
Now Bing (remember that?) is rolling out its own right to be forgotten form
The form will apply to both Bing and Yahoo since the latter uses Microsoft’s search engine to power its own results.
# ba da bing
Bing responded to its elephant-penis homepage in the best possible way
THIS is how you do it.
# ba da bing
Bing's homepage today includes a giant elephant penis
Juvenile? Us?
# elf-m radio
Behind the scenes at the country's festive HQ: Christmas FM
The charity radio station will be providing the soundtrack to thousands of drinks parties and present-wrapping sessions this December. But what’s it like to work there? goes behind the muzak…
# Online
The most popular female athletes on the internet in 2012
These are the women the world searched for over the past 12 months. There’s a whole lot of American Olympians in the mix.
# Google
Google launches new ‘personal results’ feature within search
Following Bing’s lead with its Facebook tie-up, Google will now include some ‘personal results’ drawn from your Google+ friends.
# Google
Google to pay almost $300m-a-year to remain Firefox default
Google is reported to have paid hundreds of millions to Mozilla for a three-year deal to remain the default search in Firefox.
# Google
Google: "You +1 me, you really +1 me?"
Search engine giant invites users to recommend sites with the click of a button. Will it have Facebook quaking in its boots?
# Tech Deals
Facebook makes Skype, Bing deals
But will Microsoft’s latest social network integration put pressure on Google?
# Social Search
Facebook and Microsoft's Bing launch 'social search'
Users of Microsoft’s search engine will be given results including content their friends have ‘Liked’ on Facebook.