Bing will 'not force on anyone', Microsoft

When asked about the possibility of a 'desktop Bing', Search Lead Paul Stoddart told TechRadar that the focus is on the internet and that Microsoft was being very careful in making sure that Bing was an option rather than foisted on people. "Bing is very much web-focused," "the search bar that you see in the likes of Internet Explorer will […]

When asked about the possibility of a 'desktop Bing', Search Lead Paul Stoddart told TechRadar that the focus is on the internet and that Microsoft was being very careful in making sure that Bing was an option rather than foisted on people. "Bing is very much web-focused," "the search bar that you see in the likes of Internet Explorer will move from Live to Bing, but when you buy a new PC you will be given the option to use a different search engine as your default. "We don't force Bing on anybody," he stated, before adding with a smile: "apart from at Christmas - Bing is very important at Christmas. But not JUST for Christmas."