Bing Can Now Search The Internet Using Your Handset’s Camera

Microsoft today announced that it’s adding new Visual Search capabilities to its Bing search engine which build upon the visual technology that’s already present in the search engine. The new capabilities will enable users to search the web using their device’s camera. They will be able to search, shop, and learn more by searching through the photos that they take.


Microsoft Adds Artificial Intelligence Features To Bing

Microsoft has announced that it’s adding new intelligent search features to Bing that are powered by artificial intelligence. The features are designed to give users answers faster, provide them more comprehensive and complete information, and enable them to interact with the search engine more naturally.


Study: Google’s AI Has The Highest IQ Amongst The Competition

In computing there is term known as “garbage in, garbage out,” meaning that if you input garbage you should expect results that aren’t ideal as well. However in today’s modern society, technology has progressed to the point where it can anticipate our needs even before we ask for it. Think about the ads you see on websites for products you’ve searched for in the past.


Apple Replaces Bing With Google For Siri And Spotlight Search Results

Apple previously relied on Bing to deliver web search results from Siri and Spotlight on iOS and Mac. However, the company today confirmed that it’s replacing Bing with Google for search results on iOS and Spotlight on Mac. Users will now get Google results instead of Bing if Siri falls back to a web search in response to a voice command.


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Bing Fact Check Labels Now Visible In Search Results

To combat the surge in fake news, Google started adding fact check findings to search and news results earlier this year. It started working with fact checking organizations like PolitiFact and Snopes for this purpose. Bing is now doing something similar. Microsoft’s search engine will now display a fact check label in search results to help users find fact checking information on news and webpages within search results.


New Cortana UI Shows Bing Results On Desktop

Cortana is integrated with Windows 10 and thus it provides a lot of functionality to the taskbar. Windows 10 users can rely on Cortana to help them out with a wide variety of tasks by just issuing it voice commands. While Cortana has always been able to search the web, that functionality did require some improvement, and Microsoft appears to be making some improvements.


Google & Bing To Make It Harder To Search For Pirated Content

If you’ve ever tried to search for pirated content on the likes of Google, you might have come across instances where certain search results were removed due to a DMCA takedown request. Basically these listings would link to alleged pirate content and have been removed from the search results as per the copyright owner’s request.


Your Search History Could Be Used To Detect Lung Cancer

What you search for says a lot about you and what you might be thinking. For example constantly searching for a particular camera review could indicate your interest in purchasing it. However it seems that Microsoft’s researchers believe that what you search for could also potentially diagnose certain ailments, like lung cancer.


Microsoft’s Bing App Now Supports AMP

Nobody likes waiting, and even in today’s technological landscape where we have access to fast internet, it seems that it isn’t quite fast enough, which is why endeavors such as Facebook’s Instant Articles and Google’s AMP have launched, where clicking on a link will open up the website more or less immediately.


Microsoft Will Pay You To Use Its Edge Browser

The Microsoft Edge browser that is bundled with Windows 10 is great. It is leaps and bounds better than Internet Explorer in the sense that it is fast, but the only downside is that it still feels a bit lacking compared to other browsers like Chrome and Firefox in terms of features. In fact it seems that more than three quarters of Windows 10 users do not use Edge.


Bing For iOS Lets You Search For Images By Taking A Photo

Ever see something cool on the street that you’re wondering where it might be from? If you are, you might be interested to learn that Microsoft’s Bing for iOS app has recently been updated and has gained a nifty new feature: the ability to search for something on the web by taking a photo of it with your smartphone.


Bing Search Wave Gives You A Closer Look At Your Presidential Candidates

Tomorrow is a big day for the candidates that are in the race for the White House. It’s Super Tuesday, both parties will hold 11 state primaries and caucuses, the most on a single day during the entire campaign. Bing has added a new feature to its search engine called Search Wave. It’s powered by Bing Predicts and enables you to get an even closer look at your presidential candidates.


Bing For Android Updated

It was in November last year when we brought you word on how the Bing app for iOS has picked up a rather relevant update, where it sported a slew of new features which clearly placed it ahead of the race with the Android version, especially when one takes capabilities of the app into consideration. Well, it did not take too long – three months thereabouts, for Microsoft to even […]


Microsoft Unveils New Bing Logo, Reiterates Commitment To Search

When you tell someone to search for information online, rarely do you hear the phrase, “Go Yahoo it” or “Go Bing it”. Usually, the term used would be “Go Google it”, and with Google being such a dominant platform, one has to wonder if competing search engines should even bother trying.