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Bing Maps get 165TB arsenal of new images

06/25/2012, Google Maps, watch out! Microsoft has just announced that they will be throwing in 165TB of new images into Bing Maps, the software giant’s reply to the world of navigation. It is said that this particular data dump is the “largest satellite...

Bing image search revamped

06/21/2012, The past few weeks saw a revamp for Bing search, but that is not all there is to it. There is also a fresh new look for Image search this time around that will affect approximately 7% of the entire Bing search – which is a rather sizeable...

Windows Phone Maps Traffic, Now Powered by Nokia

06/14/2012, Microsoft has officially revealed that the Windows Phone Maps traffic data would now be powered by data coming from Nokia. This means that Windows Phone users will get more data on more street, which translates to better alternative routes, which...

Microsoft unveils new Bing UI and features in the US

06/01/2012, If Bing is your preferred choice of search engine or if you’re looking for something new, Microsoft has officially taken the wraps off its new UI for their search engine services. Now it seems that the new UI is currently limited to US users at the...

Bing Maps using Nokia data for Traffic and Geocoding

05/24/2012, Microsoft has just announced that Bing now uses Nokia’s Backend Services to retrieve traffic information and Geocoding (which means mapping information based on its geo-location). Both companies have been working on this for “a lot of...

Bing New Architecture: Introducing Snapshot and Social Sidebar

05/10/2012, This morning, we were at a press conference at Microsoft’s offices in San Francisco to see a demo of the revamped Bing search engine.  Touted as a “new approach to search” by Microsoft, the new architecture features a three columns design,...

Nokia Lumia gets Bing Translator

04/27/2012, Yes, AT&T’s Translator app now has a rival of sorts (indirectly) in the form of the Bing Translator which will work across all Nokia Lumia smartphones – that would cover the Nokia Lumia 610, Nokia Lumia 710, Nokia Lumia 800 and Nokia Lumia...

Translator App for Windows Phone available for free

04/16/2012, Microsoft has just issued an updated version of their Translator App for Windows Phone which is powered by Bing, and best of all is, it is a free download. Yes sir, you heard us right – this new Translator App for Windows Phone allows you to perform...

Bing Video receives improvements

03/30/2012, Good news for folks who use Bing Video to source for their online videos. Microsoft announced that it has rolled out and will be rolling out new features to improve the online video service. Available in all countries that currently support Bing Video,...

Bing to Reward users with Skype Credit

03/27/2012, Bing and Skype fans have a new reason to rejoice. Microsoft announced today on the official Bing blog that it will be rolling out new rewards for Bing users. Over the next few days, it will be adding Skype Credit to the Bing Rewards redemption center. For...

Bing Maps to get Nokia branding

01/20/2012, Don’t be surprised if you launch the Bing Maps app on a Windows Phone device in the future and you see it branded as a Nokia map – even if you’re not holding a Nokia phone. According to an interview Nokia’s CEO, Stephen Elop, had...

Bing: official search engine of Sundance

01/12/2012, Anybody attending the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah next week? If you are, be sure to pick up the official Sundance Film Festival app for your smartphone – it’s going to be a lot of help. Bing is back as the official Sundance search...

Microsoft Bing overtakes Yahoo in search engine wars

01/11/2012, Yahoo seems to be on a downward slide, as Microsoft’s Bing search engine is right now behind Google, overtaking Yahoo in the process. Search is considered by many to be the Internet’s most lucrative market, and Bing managed to garner 2.75...

Google search offers pinnable tile on Windows Phone devices

12/02/2011, Just because you use Windows Phone 7.5 does not mean that you have to love Microsoft’s Bing as your default browser. Similarly just because you own an Android phone does not mean that your preferred search engine must be Google, but now Google is...