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Google adds song lyrics to search results but it feels like a cheap cash grab

Google's instant answer results for song lyrics are partial and push you towards the Google Play Store.

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Forget 2015: Bing already knows which people, products and trends will win next year

Using the same predictive technology that it harnessed to call the outcome of the World Cup, Microsoft's Bing thinks it knows the album of the year, the Golden Globe winners, and even the fashion trends of 2015.

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Torque, a Bing voice-powered search app for Android Wear, now works on smartphones

Microsoft is making a big push on Android, also adding weather updates to its Next lock screen.

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Facebook, iPhone 6 and Kim Kardashian top Bing's 2014 search lists

With 2014 almost over, Microsoft has released its lists of the top searches on Bing, with Apple's iPhone 6, Facebook and Kim Kardashian the year's big winners.

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Bing emoji search brings new meaning to smiley faces

Yahoo also offers the tool. Google? Not yet.

Bing integrates song lyrics into search results

Microsoft finally added a search feature to Bing that Google doesn't have: song lyrics.

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Unlike Google, Bing gives no rankings boost for encrypted websites

Bing will treat websites that use HTTPS the same as ones that don't.

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Microsoft wants you to help predict the future, and bet on it

The team that helped Microsoft's Bing predict the outcome of the Scottish election, World Cup games, and NFL matches wants you to "bet" on future outcomes -- and tell Microsoft loads of other personal details, too.

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The 4 reasons I switched from Google to Bing

If you're still Googling, you haven't seen the latest improvements in Bing's search engine. Recent convert Mark Hachman tells you why he switched, and you could do the same.

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HP Stream revealed: Microsoft's Chromebook killer is a Chromebook clone

German-language site Mobile Geeks recently uncovered specs on the HP Stream 14. It looks nice, but can it run Windows well enough?