Google hands Bing a pagerank 9
The discussion on whether or not Pagerank has any importance for SEO will probably be kept alive for a while. The discussion is being held again at the moment when several sites noticed that Google was doing another Pagerank update this week.
The pagerank lift for Bing is remarkable. Not only is the leap from a PR2 to a PR9 pretty high, it's also remarkable that a site which might be Googles biggest competitor in the next coming years gets such a high PR from their main rivals.
Another interesting thing about this PR update is that Google is doing the updates more often. With the last update only a month earlier speculations are starting why Google is doing these updates so often. It probably has got something to do with the real time search Google has to battle Twittersearch in. The content on the web is changing faster than ever so Google has to keep up. And without a doubt Google is updating more than just their pagerank...
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