09/05/2013, Bing News has received a “modern” makeover. The new layout is built for touch, it puts trending topics from Twitter, Facebook and Bing in the spotlight. Since today’s news is propelled by “likes and tweets,” according to Bing, they’ve refreshed Bing News so that users can stay on top of stuff that they care about. The design is adaptive, meaning that Bing News will automatically adapt to fit the browser of […]
09/04/2013, Microsoft’s Bing department has just announced that they will be rolling out a completely re-imagined search experience for video on Bing. Specially designed from the ground up, the video search experience will boast of streamlined navigation that showcases larger and higher resolution previews in order for you to browse, discover and view videos on the web in a faster manner. With Bing, they hope that you are able to discover […]
08/23/2013, The Bing Search team has published a new blog post in which they present their latest results in Image Search quality. Typically, searching image is extremely different form searching text since the computers have much less data to go on, without going into potentially expensive image analysis. It is clear that a lot of people are searching for images of celebrities, friends or just looking people up. With that in […]
08/21/2013, Microsoft has decided to make the jump to the realm of education with the official launch of Bing for Schools, which happens to be a new initiative that intends to increase the level of digital literacy among students through the intended input of technology – the Surface RT tablet in this case, making an appearance in classrooms. First previewed in June, Bing for Schools is ad-free, and would come with […]
08/19/2013, Bing today announced the launch of its Homepage App on Facebook. Bing has partnered up with Discovery to launch a new contest for photographers of all levels. Called Bing’s Hometown Homepage Photo Contest, those interested can make their submissions to the Bing Homepage app on Facebook between today and September 3rd. Images that highlight and capture the beauty of one’s hometown are being sought. Bing will then announce the top ten […]
08/07/2013, Microsoft’s Bing and Windows Phone will be working in tandem upon the announcement that the acclaimed Bing Apps for Windows 8, which will include News, Sports, Weather and Finance, will become available for Windows Phone 8 smartphones via a download. These new apps will be able to deliver a similarly comprehensive, customizable and visually immersive experience that will be powered by Bing in Windows 8, ensuring that the desktop solution […]
07/28/2013, Bing prides itself in being the first of the major search engines to show off a popup warning to folks who happen to live in the UK, and this popup warning will happen only when one searches intentionally for sites that hold images of child abuse. Known as the Bing Notification Platform, it will provide a warning before following that up with details concerning a counselling service. This particular popup […]
07/25/2013, Google has Google Now, while Apple has led the way with Siri some years back, where this does lead one to wonder – what does Microsoft have to say about the entire situation? Certain folk claim that TellMe, a service which is available on the Windows Phone platform as well as other Microsoft products might be an idea worth looking into, but it seems that TellMe is not as relevant […]
07/17/2013, When one wants to search for something on the Internet, it goes without saying that most folks would go to Google right away without thinking twice. It is sort of like you thinking about McDonalds when burgers are mentioned, or Coke if you want a refreshing fizzy drink. The thing is, the search landscape does comprise of other players, although it cannot be denied that Google has some sort of […]
07/03/2013, A prototype Russian fighter jet was spotted by Bing Maps.
07/02/2013, Microsoft today announced that Bing ads will be incorporated in Windows 8.1 Smart Search. Advertisers campaigns already participating on Yahoo Bing Network will be eligible for Bing ads in Windows 8.1 Smart Search without any additional setup.
07/01/2013, Bing introduces a licensing filter in their image search function.
06/30/2013, Twitter web version now has Bing powered translation enabled, which will translate tweets that are not in English.
06/26/2013, Earlier today, Microsoft’s Bing team has presented their latest developer tools at the BUILD conference which brings the Microsoft development community together for a few days in San Francisco. In the “demo app”, Bing engineers showed how developers could use new Bing application programming interfaces (APIs) to mine into Bing’s Translation services, Web Index and Relevance information, access Entities and Knowledge that relates to a search request, use new user […]