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infoUSA Data Included in Bing

Under the renewal agreement, Microsoft will continue to receive infoUSA’s premium business listing content

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infoGROUP a provider of data driven and interactive resources for targeted sales, marketing and research solutions today announced a license renewal agreement that includes infoUSA premium local search content to be used in Bing, Microsoft Corp.’s new decision engine. Content will surface as part of Bing Local and Bing 411 (1-800-BING-411), Microsoft’s free service for local search and more.

Microsoft has included infoUSA content in its local search application since 2002. Under the renewal agreement, Microsoft will continue to receive infoUSA’s premium business listing content.

infoUSA is excited to provide critical merchant data to Bing, for the best user experience,” said Jim DeRouchey, President, infoUSA Licensing. “infoUSA is consistently chosen by the top tier search engines due to its superior compilation, verification and quality assurance processes that produce the best data for search applications.”

infoUSA remains a leading provider of proprietary business databases to the local search, navigation and directory service industries. For more information, please contact Jim DeRouchey, President, infoUSA Licensing, at (866) 661-7682 or [email protected].

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