Bing & Yahoo Can't Tell Time in Tehran, Iran

Jul 9, 2009 • 8:23 am | comments (0) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Bing Search
 

Did you know that both Yahoo and Bing cannot tell the time in Tehran, Iran? A Bing Community thread points out the issue with Bing. Let me share with you searches for [time tehran] from Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask and Wolfram - you will notice that both Bing and Yahoo are off.

Bing shows 3:55pm:

Time in Tehran Bing

Yahoo also shows 3:55pm:

Time in Tehran Yahoo

Google, Ask & Wolfram Alpha all show the correct time, as 4:55pm:

Time in Tehran Google

Time in Tehran Ask

Time in Tehran Wolfram

I am not sure why there is a difference between these search engines. Some cite that the difference comes from Iran Standard Time versus Iran Daylight Time, but Iran has one time right now.

Forum discussion at Bing Community.

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