In yet another example of Microsoft playing catch up to Google, they just introduced visual search for Bing. With the release of a new mobile App, users can now scan a barcode and receive instant online information (reviews, descriptions, comparison pricing). This App is no where near as robust as Google's, but is integrated with social applications. One has to wonder though it all this effort to catch up to Google is really worth it...maybe they should just stick to the corporate market, which is their sweet spot.
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(submitted by Mike)