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Australian PM says Bing could replace Google
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Australian PM says Bing could replace Google

Canberra, Feb 1, 2021: (AP) The Australian prime minister said that Microsoft was confident that it could fill the void if Google carried out its threat to remove its search engine from Australia. A Google executive told a Senate hearing last month that it would likely make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government went ahead with plans to make tech giants pay for news content. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he had since spoken to Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella about its search engine Bing filling the space. “I can tell you, Microsoft''s pretty confident” that Australians would not be worse off, Morrison told the National Press Club of Australia. “These are big technology companies and what's important to Australia, I think, is that we set the r...