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Microsoft Sees Bing Advertisement Income Inch Upward 01/31/2019

Microsoft announced Wednesday that revenue from its search advertising, excluding traffic acquisition costs, rose 14% in the fourth quarter of 2018. Revenue from LinkedIn rose 29%. The company cited record levels of engagement highlighted by the time people spend on the site, which rose about nearly 30% in the quarter, compared with the year-ago. Azure, Microsoft’s cloud services, experienced the most growth at 76%. Overall, revenue rose 12% to $32.5 billion. Pointing to the search advertising deal between Microsoft and Verizon Media Group, the analytics arm at […]

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If Microsoft’s Bing Obtains Obstructed in China …

Microsoft‘s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Bing was recently blocked in China for two days before its services were restored. The outage, which occurred amid the Cyberspace Administration’s latest purge of “offensive” sites and apps, sparked concerns that Bing could be permanently booted from the People’s Republic. That may initially seem like a major loss for Microsoft — after all, Bing is the only global search engine that remains available to mainland China’s 800 million internet users, and the country’s growing middle class makes it a fertile market for online ads. But if […]

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Bing blackout in China was technological mistake, not censors’ bloc …

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Search engine Bing’s outage in China last week was a technical error, rather than an intentional censorship block, a source familiar with the matter said, although Chinese authorities and Microsoft have not commented on the topic. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with the Microsoft Bing logo is displayed against the backdrop of a Chinese flag in this picture illustration taken January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration From a technical perspective, a person at Microsoft Corp told Reuters, the site appeared to have been blocked in a […]

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Microsoft Bing Restriction in China Lifted: Provider For Internet Look …

File image of Microsoft CEO Ben Givon Satya Nadella | (Photo Credits: Getty) Beijing, Jan 26: After being reportedly blocked by the Chinese government, access to Microsoft’s search engine Bing has been restored by the Chinese telecom providers, the media reported. Bing is the only global search platform that is open for use in China. Late on Wednesday, the Microsoft search engine was blocked, reportedly at the behest of the Chinese government for reasons unknown. Microsoft Bing: China Blocks the Only Search Engine in the Country. According to […]

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Microsoft’s Bing obstructed in China in spite of years of co-opera …

Bing was sporadically available for some users on Thursday but still offline for others. The block comes despite Microsoft’s efforts to build a local operation on Beijing’s terms. Loading Unlike Google, which pulled its search engine out years ago in part to avoid government censorship, Microsoft has toed the line and stops content deemed illegal from showing up in results. Its research division — Microsoft Research Asia — is also an established presence in Beijing with a new AI lab opening in Shanghai. It owns LinkedIn, which […]

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Microsoft’s Bing internet search engine goes offline in China

Attempting to open cn.bing.com results in an error message, though users in China can still access Bing’s international site using a virtual private network The Microsoft-run search engine Bing was unavailable in mainland China late Wednesday, raising concerns among some social media users that it could be the latest foreign website to be blocked by censors. Attempting to open cn.bing.com results in an error message, though users can still access Bing’s international site using a virtual private network (VPN), which allows people to circumvent China’s “Great Firewall” […]

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Bing Advertisements unique system for Yahoo and also Verizon search advertisement …

Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! SwiftKey on Android finally lets users remove the search bar with latest update Users of Microsoft’s keyboard alternative for Android, SwiftKey, will be pleased to know that the latest update allows them to remove the recently added search bar. Although it doesn’t allow users to change the search engine used, if they do want to keep the search bar, so they’re […]

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