June 12, 2012
The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which research analyst Lyons George and industrials editor/analyst Isaac Pino discuss topics across the investing world. With projects either on the market or underway for everything from daily deals to driverless cars, it's no secret that Google has earned itself a few enemies. In today's edition, Lyons and Isaac delve into a recent search revamp by Microsoft to determine just how dangerous those enemies are. Outfitted with a cleaner look and, more importantly, smooth Facebook integration, the newest version of Bing represents the latest entrant in a quickly growing pool of would-be usurpers to the Google throne. Watch as our analysts discuss how Google's 70% share of the search market will hold up in the short term, and what Google must fix to stay dominant in the long run.
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