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Bing usage jumps 22 percent, now at 10 percent share

Bing, the "decision engine" launched by Microsoft earlier this year, has grabbed 10 percent of market share, with total searches jumping more than 22 percent from July to August, CNET reports.Statistics released by Nielsen this week also show that Google, with a 2.

Bing, the "decision engine" launched by Microsoft earlier this year, has grabbed 10 percent of market share, with total searches jumping more than 22 percent from July to August, CNET reports.

Statistics released by Nielsen this week also show that Google, with a 2.6 percent gain, maintained a strong lead for the month, holding nearly 65 percent market share. Yahoo saw its searches dip more than 4 percent. It holds 16 percent market share.

Just this week, Microsoft grabbed Bing headlines when it launched a beta of Visual Search, a new feature that's offering some interesting peeks at where the next generation of search may be headed.