Here’s Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt’s take on Bing, from a Fox Business Network interview conducted at Google HQ:
“It’s not the first entry for Microsoft. They do this about once a year. From Bing’s perspective they have a bunch of new ideas and there are some things that are missing. We think search is about comprehensiveness, freshness, scale and size for what we do. It’s difficult for them to copy that.”
Nice timing — just as comScore releases a note saying Bing had some early traction.
The Bing stuff begins at about 1:04, and they get to Yahoo (and MSFT+YHOO) around 2:40: