Bing Team Builds Apps, Too

You might be surprised to hear that the team at Microsoft working on Bing does a lot more than search. True, the company’s Online Services Division (OSD) deals with its search platform and search advertising. But it also boasts hundreds of developers hard at work writing apps for other platforms.
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Google`s New Collaborative Docs

Who would have thought that "organizing all the world’s information" could cover so much ground? In following its mission statement, Google has become much more than a search engine. This means it ends up competing with many companies on battlegrounds other than search. This article talks about Google’s updates to Google Docs, a product that has more in common with Microsoft’s Word than the company’s own search engine.
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