Bing Does Predictions

When it comes to search engines, one must give a nod to their ability to process trillions of signals in order to give a reflection on what is happening in the actual world that we live in. In fact, during the presidential elections in 2012, Bing saw plenty of positive as well as negative queries concerning the presidential candidates from various parts of the U.S. This particular model was looked […]


Advertisers Reportedly Spending More Money On Bing Now

Bing might not necessarily be a search engine that most people use by default. After all Google has proven itself to be pretty efficient and not to mention very familiar when it comes to using its search engine service, so why bother with another brand or website, right? That being said, this could also apply to advertisers who might find Google’s platform a more lucrative place to place their ads, […]


Bing.com Gets Personalized Cards

Google is still the undisputed champion when it comes to Internet search, but this does not mean that its competitors are pleased to just play second fiddle without doing anything to improve their lot. Yahoo, for instance, intends to end up as the default search engine on iOS, while here we are with Microsoft sprucing up Bing.com so that your search experience there is more personalized. Personalization seems to be […]


Microsoft Updates Bing Windows Phone Apps, Removes “Bing” From Their Titles, Too

It was in August of 2013 when Microsoft began to roll out versions of its Bing apps which it developed over time for Windows 8 all the way to the Windows Phone platform. Among the first apps that were released include Bing News, Bing Sports, Bing Weather and Bing Finance, before they were accompanied by the likes of Bing Travel, Bing Food and Drink, Bing Health and Fitness, and the […]


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Bing Flight Price Predictor Shuts Down

Microsoft must be busy reorganizing their stuff, considering how they have already stopped official support for the Windows XP operating system and its Office 2003 suite, not to mention closing the door on a service on its Bing Travel site, too. Apparently, this flight price prediction tool is no longer an option on the site. Bummer. According to a Microsoft spokesperson, this decision to shut down the flight price prediction […]


Bing Shows Off Travel Time And Mileage For Driving Directions

You know what they say – better late than never, but it always makes sense to plan your day better so that you will be on time – or at least, early to your appointment. Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, has already received a scientific calculator and an image match feature, but this time around, there will be the addition of estimated driving time as well as mileage between two points […]


Bing Image Match Announced

In the summer of 2011, the de facto Internet search engine for many, Google, introduced the Search By Image feature that enabled users to locate (or at least it tries to) just where a particular photo has been used on other websites. How long does it take for one of Google’s major rivals to “reply”’ to Search By Image? Slow and steady might win the race, although it is not […]


Bing Saves Public Beta Launched

It was not too long ago that Microsoft had already sent out invites to a select bunch of people to give their new Bing Saves a runout. Just what the heck is Bing Saves all about? It happens to be a brand new manner for one to be able to save content that is discovered while searching on the website. It seems that Microsoft has gone on the quiet to […]


Windows 8.1 With Bing Could Be Attempt At Free Windows Offer

It was not too long ago when there was a brand new Windows 8.1 Update 1 build which leaked onto the Internet, where it was given the label “Windows 8.1 with Bing.” Taking into consideration how Bing SmartSearch happens to be part of Windows 8.1 already, this has led to many people thinking just what this mysterious SKU is all about when the real deal is introduced to the masses […]


iPhone Bing App Updated

Microsoft has just introduced a spanking new update of its Bing app, targeting iPhone users who happen to enjoy this navigational tool. This is a positive development, since it has been several months since Microsoft rolled out a revamped version for all iOS devices. What makes this particular update more special than the rest is this – it is apparently meant just for iPhone owners, and has yet to be […]


Bing Maps Preview App Offer 15 New 3D Cities

It was in December last year when the Bing Maps Preview app on Windows 8.1 was launched, as it opened up the doors to folks who want to explore the world in a totally new manner – one that is touch-friendly, of course. In fact, the folks over at Bing Maps claimed to have flown, driven and processed plenty ever since December 2013 in order to deliver another 15 more […]


Bing Windows Phone Apps Now Sync With Windows 8 Counterparts

Consumers like seamless flow of data, it makes things so much easier, and doesn’t require having to punch in all the details once again on another device. This ease of use feels much more natural, and also ends up saving a lot of time. Microsoft today released updated versions of its Bing Windows Phone apps. These apps are now capable of syncing with their Windows 8 counterparts, so if you […]


Microsoft Denies Censoring Bing Search Results In Chinese

It is not news that over in China, the government is pretty heavy-handed when it comes to censoring information. To that extent social media networks like Facebook and Twitter are banned. However it seems that due to a technical error, Microsoft’s Bing search has accidentally censored search results for Chinese-language users in the US, the same way it would have been censored in mainland China. At least that’s what Microsoft […]


Bing Integrates Bitcoin Converter Into Its Search

While Bitcoin might not necessarily be looked upon favorably by governments, such as Russia and China, there are many out there who have started to accept the currency as a legitimate form of payment. That being said, we guess we can’t say we’re too surprised to learn that tech companies such as Microsoft have also decided to embrace Bitcoin, although not in the way that you might expect. While Microsoft […]