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Submission + - Experian Hitwise: Bing more effective than Google (informationweek.com) 1

Xiph1980 writes: Experian Hitwise claims Bing and Bing-powered search to be more effective than Google. The success rate for Bing searches in the U.S. in July was 80.04%, compared to 67.56% for Google. The market watcher defines "success rate" as the percentage of search queries that result in a visit to a website. Searches made through sites owned by Yahoo, which farmed out search to Bing under a deal struck in 2009, were also more efficient than Google. Those searches yielded a success rate of 81.36%.

The claims of Hitwise don't explain why I keep finding things like Microsoft service pack download pages better through google than through bing.

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