Bing: Android client coming

By Kip Kniskern | Posted July 13, 2010 4 comments

At a Bing Search Summit in San Francisco, Microsoft executives showed off in rapid style (with no video or pictures allowed) a bunch of stuff in the Bing pipeline, including

Microsoft is working on incorporating pictures and video into more types of searches; the company will add more gaming and entertainment-specific pages as well as potentially add some more data onto its home page, which is today dominated by a search bar and a background image.

according to CNET’s Ina Fried.

In addition, after an introduction by Satya Nadella, where he admitted “(w)e are a low-share player”, Microsoft execs said they are working on a Bing app for Android phones, hot on the heels of the highly successful Bing for iPhone (of course Bing will be built in to Windows Phone 7 when it ships “this holiday season”), and “new mapping features and a new TV listings feature that is in testing and about to launch”, according to CNET

The summit is continuing and we’ll have more news as it filters out.

Posted July 13th, 2010 at 8:17 pm
Category: Bing
Tags: Android, Google