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Russian Search Engine Yandex Beats Bing 88

Posted by timothy
from the but-it-doesn't-sound-verby dept.
judgecorp writes "The Russian search engine Yandex has beaten Microsoft in the search engine rankings, taking fourth place behind Google, China's Baidu and Yahoo, according to ComScore. The result won't be encouraging for Microsoft, which will also be disappointed to see Bing behind its partner Yahoo."
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Russian Search Engine Yandex Beats Bing

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  • by ilguido (1704434) on Saturday February 09, 2013 @08:28AM (#42842527) Homepage
    Where does it say that they measured Google search results? RTFA or at least their about page [] before defending poor little M$.
  • by xiando (770382) on Saturday February 09, 2013 @10:09AM (#42842879) Homepage Journal
    Good for Yandex that they are "taking forth place", but the truth is that they might as well not exist. Anyone who have a website with 10k+ daily visitors will confirm that absoltely nobody is visiting with a referer string from Yandex or Bing. Nobody. They might as well not exist. Another side to this is that Yandex and Bing and other worthless things like 360spider and JikeSpider and Sogou all waste a whole lot of bandwidth, way more bandwidth than users account for on smaller sites. All this bandwidth and CPU wasted on spiders and absolutely no results to show for it (except spam-bots from China and Russia). It's tempting just to put -j DROP on Yandex and Bing and the trest of them. I don't do it, but I am very tempted.

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