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    News - With a Bing and a Wave, the Microsoft Google battle continues

    Microsoft claims Bing moves beyond search engines, while Google unveils Gmail on steroids.
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    Re: News - With a Bing and a Wave, the Microsoft Google battle continues

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    Re: News - With a Bing and a Wave, the Microsoft Google battle continues

    Yawn - just more marketing speak from microsoft. Wish they would just concentrate on getting the stuff actually working better and/or cheaper. Guess thats never gonna happen until 'press release' balmer leaves.
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    Re: News - With a Bing and a Wave, the Microsoft Google battle continues

    All looks pretty good.

    Whoever owns bling.com is going to make a mint from people thinking its the new search engine

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    Re: News - With a Bing and a Wave, the Microsoft Google battle continues

    Quote Originally Posted by cheesemp View Post
    Yawn - just more marketing speak from microsoft. Wish they would just concentrate on getting the stuff actually working better and/or cheaper. Guess thats never gonna happen until 'press release' balmer leaves.
    Spot on comment there. We need the global public to wake up to press releases and marketing jargon. While this b/s is successful, it will continue to plague our lives like an ever growing swarm of furious locusts.

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    Re: News - With a Bing and a Wave, the Microsoft Google battle continues

    Hmm. I'm dubious about this Wave stuff from google. Most people want email to be just email, and the interface to be nice, clean, and optimised for reading writing email.

    Convergence is a nice idea and all, but it seems to go against what google does best in my opinion - simple, clean uncluttered interfaces that do exactly what you expect of them.

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    Re: News - With a Bing and a Wave, the Microsoft Google battle continues

    Oh, and when exactly did we get to Web 3.0? Sounds a lot like Web 2.0 to me.

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    Re: News - With a Bing and a Wave, the Microsoft Google battle continues

    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz View Post
    Oh, and when exactly did we get to Web 3.0? Sounds a lot like Web 2.0 to me.
    I think 3.0 signifies user collaboration over the net, or something like that.

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