Google holds a staggering 67.6 percent of the U.S. search engine market share (tying their own record, which was set in January of this year), according to the latest search engine market share figures for April, released by comScore. Bing remained a distant second with 18.7 percent. Continue reading
Bing Information Design, a small design firm based in St Louis, Missouri, US, has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, alleging that the software company is unfairly using the Bing name for its search engine. The small design firm claims that Microsoft’s action damaged its business.
“For nearly 10 years my client has been using the Bing mark,” lawyer Anthony Simon has said, adding, “Microsoft’s use of the identical mark and its aggressive advertising have gutted all of my client’s efforts to distinguish its business and created confusion that must be remedied.”