Eric Schmidt CEO is not too impressed with Microsoft’s new Bing search engine, dismissing it as another search engine effort that Microsoft makes “every year.” This in a Fox Business Network video just posted.
He says Google wants a search deal with with Yahoo! He says that Microsoft’s entrance should remove the U.S. government’s opposition to such a deal.
He also takes a shot at the name Bing and its $80 million ad campaign.
Correspondent Liz Claman did the interview at Google headquarters.
Here’s how Eric Schmidt image search comes up on Bing – check it out and “related people”.
Reuters just reported on some of the interview.
Meanwhile in Redmond……..
We had our own interview with last week with Stefan Weitz, Director of Bing. I have republished the interview below. We used Skype Video.
Andy Plesser, Executive Producer