Probably still fine, I guess, since it's showing you how to use the big G.
Google has won the rights to keep its name a proper trademark after a US court found its search engine is not quite ubiquitous enough to be considered a generic term. The three-judge panel in the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that the Mountain View advertising giant can keep the trademark it holds on "Google," …
We yahooed a lot, but we wikied like no one. The other day, we pretend we binged in just to google our way out. We're still better than that guy that amazoned all the way out. Maybe he should have duckduckwent his way. Now he surely will be facebooking his loads of Appled product or he will be windowing his room. Alternatively, he could have linux them with us and we could instagram for him. Then again, his is too snapchatted while whatsapping.
I might be missing something, but how do I el-register while el-registering?
It had a vastly superior search syntax to G*****. Among other things you could make a soft criteria for related terms within a certain proximity (number or words) in a document with none of the "Did you mean ...." crud. With ads priotized the usefulness of the big G is even more limited.
From the Wiki:
Due to allowing the use of "Aspirin" for years by other manufacturing chemists, despite the trademark-infringing nature of the use, and its own failure to use the name for its own product when it began selling direct, Bayer lost its trademark in the United States in 1918, affirmed by court appeal in 1921. Today, aspirin is a generic word in Australia, France, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Jamaica, Colombia, the Philippines, South Africa, Ghana, the United Kingdom and the United States. Aspirin, with a capital "A", remains a registered trademark of Bayer in Germany, Canada, Mexico, and in over 80 other countries, where the trademark is owned by Bayer, using acetylsalicylic acid in all markets, but using different packaging and physical aspects for each".
The only time I use Bing is when I want to bring up a map.
Not only are Bing's aerial shots sometimes more up to date than the Google equivalent, but the BIG bonus is that Bing has proper OS maps in the proper colours - both at Landranger and Explorer level.
And not even the OS site has that.
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