Bing

Cortana begins her move into the desktop with Bing personalized cards

Cortana, the Bing powered personal assistant now (sorta) available for Windows Phones (if you’ve installed the Windows Phone Developer Previ …

April 17, 2014

Bing Maps Preview adds 15 3D cities

In December, Bing Maps introduced a new version of its on-again, off-again 3D mapping product, the “Bing Maps Preview”, this time completely …

February 22, 2014

Bing updates Snapshots with TED talks, audio, science, history, animals, more

When Microsoft first introduced Snapshots a year ago in May, the idea was to connect the billions of entities and documents on the web with …

December 12, 2013

Bing Maps Preview arrives for Windows 8.1: new experience “built from the ground up”

Today on the Bing Search blog, Microsoft announced the availability of a preview of the new Bing Maps experience, the Bing Maps Preview, and …

December 5, 2013

Bing on your credit card?

It started out back in 2008, back when Bing was still Live Search, and Microsoft introduced “cashback”, a program to reward users for search …

October 8, 2013

Do you Pinterest? Bing does

In April, Bing added Pinterest pins to image search results, allowing you to “Pin” images directly from Bing to your Pinterest Boards. Pinte …

October 2, 2013

Bing unveils new logo, new user experience with Page Zero and Pole Position

Microsoft has just unveiled their new Bing logo, aimed to integrate the “One Microsoft” vision both from a product perspective and visually. …

September 16, 2013

Today’s Bing update: News

Yesterday, Bing updated its Videos section, and now today there’s news of another update, this time to …. News. The new look News section is …

September 5, 2013

Microsoft launches new Bing Video search experience

Whilst Microsoft’s Bing team have made minor tweaks and pilot tests here and there to their Bing Video search service, this search vertical …

September 4, 2013

Kissing frogs and ugly babies: Bing’s experimentation platform

Want to have the job of telling developers that “their baby is ugly”? That’s what researchers on Bing’s experimentation platform do, accordi …

August 8, 2013

Microsoft releases Bing apps for Windows Phone

When Windows 8 was released last October, Microsoft released a series of “Metro”-styled Bing apps designed for the Windows Store – Bing News …

August 7, 2013

Windows 8.1 Smart Search, powered by Bing, powered by ads

When Windows 8.1 shipped last week in preview form, it came with a new search experience called Smart Search, which searches not only your W …

July 2, 2013

Bing supports Creative Commons licensing: adds “Search by License” feature

One problem with an open and accessible web is that you can get to, copy, and re-use just about anything, regardless of its license.  Up unt …

July 1, 2013

WebGL for IE11 will enable Bing Maps 3D

Among the number of announcements Microsoft made at last week’s Build, two stand out not only for their significance, but for their relation …

June 30, 2013

Bing goes to school

Microsoft continues to try to inch ahead in its battle to catch market leader Google.  This time it’s the “Bing For Schools” program, announ …

June 24, 2013

Bing experiments with another “me too” feature: Bing Boards

This seems to be a prime week for imitators. Yesterday, Facebook announced that its Instagram was adding an Instagram Video feature, one so …

June 21, 2013

Siri, why Bing?

Yesterday, at WWDC, among a flurry of Apple announcements including a new, flatter, more “Windows Phone-ish” look for iOS with iOS 7, came n …

June 11, 2013

Bing Desktop updated

Bing Desktop, an application that sits on your desktop and provides instant access to a search bar, news and weather, and even access to Fac …

June 7, 2013

Bing Translator releases an App for Windows 8

If you’ve used Bing Translator before, you’ll know it to be a simple and mostly effective method of getting a quick translation, either by i …

June 6, 2013

Can Windows 8.1 “save” Bing (and vice versa)?

Today, Microsoft officially acknowledged a number of details about changes coming to Windows via the Windows 8.1 update, coming later this y …

May 31, 2013