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Obviously this post isn't about the mayoral race, where spend-little Mike McGinn (along with Sir Spend-a-Lot, Joe Mallahan) is closing in on the quite-unpopular Greg

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An Expensive Run at a Popular Incumbent

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Obviously this post isn't about the mayoral race, where spend-little Mike McGinn (along with Sir Spend-a-Lot, Joe Mallahan) is closing in on the quite-unpopular Greg Nickels. Rather, it's about that homegrown, crooner-namesake, monosyllabic search engine, Bing. The latest numbers show that, with the boost of a $100 million marketing campaign, Bing bumped up from 8.4% market share to 8.9%. It got some of its bump from Google (down to 64.7%, from 65%), but also some from Yahoo!, which isn't really a bump at all, seeing as Bing and Yahoo! will soon be teaming up. Meanwhile, the highest consumer satisfaction ratings are found among Google users. What might Steve Ballmer have to say about this? Keep coming, of course:

 
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