Microsoft said “that it’s excited that Bing will be included as a search option in Safari. Speaking on Bing Blog, Yusuf Mehdi, said that Microsoft had been working closely with Apple to bring Bing to Safari. “We’ve been working with Apple over the last couple of months to deliver a fantastic Bing offering for Safari, including some awesome HTML5 work for Safari on iPhone, and we hope you’ll be pleased with results,” Mehdi said.
Mehdi also hinted at an update for existing Bing iPhone application. The update will include “even more great features very soon”, according to Mehdi. “Needless to say, we’re excited that Bing will be included as an option in Safari because it’ll make it easier for you to search and get benefits of Bing”.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced that Bing would be included as a search option during his WWDC keynote. “Microsoft has done a really nice job on this, it’s an HTML5 presentation, it’s great” said Jobs. Bing will be included as one of the search engine choices within Safari on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and within the Safari browser on the Mac and PC.