This Tech Giant Doubles Down on Search


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Having reached market nearly two years ago, Microsoft's Bing still has yet to crack Google's recipe for dominance in the U.S. search market. Alone it commands a meager 15% of all searches, compared with Google's 66% market share. And despite the difficult time it's had so far, Mr. Softy still wants to break into this multibillion-dollar market in a bad way. To catch up with Google, Microsoft recently unveiled a redesign of its Bing search engine, incorporating some pretty big-time changes, including social capabilities. What should investors take from this move? Watch the video to find out.

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