06/24/2013, Bing announced today that later this year it will be starting a new program called Bing for Schools. Under this program, schools in the U.S. will be able to tailor the experience for K-12 students as Bing will offer them ad and adult content free results
06/24/2013, Microsoft is announcing it will be offering a specialized version of Bing for students to help make researching easier.
06/17/2013, A team of researchers at Microsoft says they have been able to make speech recognition smartphone, improving accuracy by approximately 15% as well as doubling the speed at which results are returned and speech is recognized.
06/12/2013, Microsoft's Bing has apparently started to gain a larger market share in the US where the search engine segment is concerned.
06/12/2013, Bing Maps gets 270TB information update to its database.
06/06/2013, Microsoft has announced the Bing Translator app for Windows.
05/23/2013, A new visual carousel has been added to Bing News which will display relevant information when any notable personality is queried in the search engine.
05/15/2013, It was just a couple of days ago when we saw how Google had a Breakout Easter Egg to tease the masses with in their search engine, and certainly their search engine rival, Microsoft, does not want to get left behind in the “game”. This has resulted in Microsoft’s Bing homepage helping you to boldly go where no homepage has gone before. Surely Star Trek fans would know by now […]
05/14/2013, While the Klingon language might be considered fictional to some who follow the Star Trek series, due to the dedication of fans around the world, the language has come into its own with dictionaries and online translators being created to allow fans of the franchise to “understand” when Klingon is being spoken. Now it seems that Microsoft has decided to throw their weight behind the Klingon language as the translation […]
04/14/2013, AV Test, an antivirus testing company from Germany, reports that Bing is five times more likely to show malware infected websites in search results than Google. The company evaluated searches over a number of search engines, Google and Bing included, for more than a year and a half. Google vs Bing evaluated almost 40 million websites, of which the latter showed five times as many websites containing malware. Google search brought […]
04/04/2013, Google had long occupied the top of the search engine hierarchy for some years already, when Microsoft decided to spruce up their search efforts by launching the Bing website four years back, and one thing that certainly made Bing stand out from Google’s site would be its front page that featured beautiful as well as different photographs every single day, and there are also moments when the front page uploads […]
03/21/2013, A couple of weeks back Microsoft organised a special event just for its employees. Various upcoming technologies were demonstrated at this event. A video demo of the Bing prototype app for Windows Phone 8 was leaked and it reveals the powerful speech recognition feature that future devices may have. Speech recognition has been there by default on the Windows Phone platform from its early days, though the video reveals that […]
03/11/2013, When it comes to search, most folks would think of Google first, as that is considered to be the premium “brand”, but this does not mean that Microsoft has thrown in the towel where search is concerned. No sir, they do push their Bing service pretty hard, and last year, the world saw Bing Desktop, an engine that merges Bing’s daily homepage images alongside a quick and convenient method to […]
03/06/2013, “Google it!” seems to be the mantra for anyone without having to blink twice these days when it comes to naming a search engine. Well, sure Google commands the lion’s share of online search queries, but this does not mean the “crumbs” left in the market are by any means small. Microsoft and Yahoo are still in it, and Microsoft’s Bing.com has not really taken off in a big way, […]