Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Online Media

Microsoft's Bing Goes Hollywood

On June 22, Microsoft's (MSFT) Bing search engine began letting users locate and watch TV shows without leaving the site, a feature meant to keep people from going to the likes of Google (GOOG). Bing now offers access to 20,000 full-length episodes of 1,500 TV programs posted at Hulu, YouTube, and network sites. Using Microsoft's Zune music service, Bing also provides one-time access to 5 million full-length songs and then clips afterwards. A Microsoft survey found that 76 percent of Bing users want one destination for entertainment options to eliminate clutter. "We see a great opportunity," says Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi.

The bottom line: A Microsoft survey found that Bing users want less clutter. Offering media within the site may help Bing compete against Google.

blog comments powered by Disqus