Windows 8 Launches & Google Gets Nervous

Oct 29, 2012 • 8:18 am | comments (14) by | Filed Under Bing Search

Get Your Google BackFriday, Microsoft launched Windows 8 to consumers. It is Microsoft latest operating system and one of their most significant changes to the operating system ever.

Baked right into Windows 8 is searching the web using Bing. In fact, Bing has a video on how to search using Bing on Windows 8 and how unique the interface is:

Google got a bit sensitive about the launch and wanted to make sure users knew how to search Google using Windows 8. So they launched this Get Your Google Back mini portal explaining how to add Google search and Chrome to Windows 8.

Here is a video Google also released to support it:

Is this Google acting nervous or just a smart business move from Google?

Forum discussion at Google+.

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