Bing HTML5 Site Expected To Have Instant Search Results | News & Opinion | PCMag.com.
The search war between Google and Microsoft’s Bing has certainly brought Web users a plethora of new tools and capabilities.
Bing introduced the permanent left-hand sidebar with search options, social results from Facebook and Twitter, and even results tailored to food recipes, all of which were later added to Google. Now it looks like Bing will take Google’s lead, with a version coming that emulates Google’s recently introducedGoogle Instant results, which fill up the result page even before a user finishes typing a query, based on search predictions.
Earlier this week, the company made live a preview site of the HTML5 version of Bing at the addressBing Peek preview site, but the company apparently has pulled the site in the wake of media publicity. When asked about Bing’s HTML5 ambitions, a Microsoft representative told PCMag.com that “Microsoft doesn’t comment on rumors or speculation.” And when the site was pointed out, “We have nothing to announce at this time.”