Give Microsoft credit for getting itself on the same stage as Google at TechCrunch 50 with just a fraction of Google’s users — but both companies touted what appears to be demoware and are skilled marketing machines.
Microsoft this morning introduced “visual search” — the ability to use Bing to search through pictures of products in the travel, health, shopping and other categories. Want a digital camera? Scroll through an array of 1500 pictures, lined up like the racks of guns Keanu Reeves surveyed in the movie “The Matrix.”
Google this afternoon introduced Google fast flip —