Bing

Could Microsoft sell Bing to Facebook? OK this is pretty far-fetched, but according to a post on Barron’s Tech Trader Daily blog, CNBC editor Gary Kaminsky “made passing reference ...

April 12, 2012

Bing to charge subscription fees for Search API In an email letter sent to Bing developers today, and published on the Bing Developer blog, the Bing Developer team has announced significan ...

April 12, 2012

A different Bing for everyone? We’ve been getting a number of tips in the past few weeks about new features and new looks showing up on Bing, including the “tile interface ...

April 9, 2012

Microsoft releases Bing Desktop beta, now available for download Microsoft quietly released an application called Bing Desktop beta today via the Microsoft Download Center today. At only 1.4 MB in size, th ...

April 4, 2012

Bing Maps backs, but doesn’t use, OpenStreetMap Yesterday, PC World posted on what’s looking like a cozy relationship between Microsoft and OpenStreetMap, an open source mapping project th ...

March 28, 2012

Bing Video updates coming, or here already? A blog post this morning on the Bing Search blog, perhaps a bit prematurely as the post has disappeared, announced a number of improvements ...

March 27, 2012

Bing Rewards to add Skype credits We’ve been waiting for Skype, acquired by Microsoft last year, to begin to make itself known within Microsoft products, and although today’s ...

March 27, 2012

Microsoft updates Bing in Germany It is being reported that Microsoft has recently updated Bing in Germany which sees features from other markets being brought to the Germany ...

March 27, 2012

Another Metro-styled Bing homepage in testing, with collapsible taskbar Tips has been coming into our inbox that Bing is currently testing a new and slightly improved Metro-styled Bing homepage recently. The new ...

March 24, 2012

Bing Metro-fies pushpins, transit info In a continuation of the metrofication of Microsoft and the unification of Bing Maps and Nokia Maps, a blog post on the Bing Search blog ann ...

March 14, 2012

Photosynth app for iPhone updated Since its release last spring, the Bing Photosynth app for iOS has been downloaded by over 6 million people, allowing users to create and sh ...

March 12, 2012

Bing Explore gets a new look? Yesterday we stumbled upon what appears to be a new look for the Explore pages on Bing.com, combining a new set of icons with a possibly mor ...

March 8, 2012

Build Bing Maps into your Windows 8 Metro style app with new SDK Now that the Windows 8 Consumer Preview is out, developers are going to want to begin (if they haven’t already) to create new Metro style ap ...

March 6, 2012

Bing Search blog tackles Search Quality with “Insights” Dr. Harry Shum introduced a new series of blog posts on the Bing Search blog today, focusing on “Search Quality Insights”.  Shum conten ...

March 5, 2012

Bing apps for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview If you’re not in a hotel meeting room, you’re probably downloading or have already downloaded the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.  If so, y ...

February 29, 2012

Microsoft and Nokia announce new Unified Map Design When Microsoft and Nokia signed their strategic partnership last year it was noted that the companies planned to work together not only on W ...

February 28, 2012

Bing has a new results page design, rolling out to more people Today we were tipped off by @ParasValecha about a new design for Bing. Microsoft has been testing a few different designs for the search eng ...

February 28, 2012

Bing adds Linked Pages Microsoft took another small step toward Bing integration with Facebook today with the introduction of Bing Linked Pages.  By allowing ...

February 23, 2012

Is Bing cranking up new social features? Much has been made recently both about Google’s somewhat forced entry into social search as it tries to compete with Facebook, and with Bing ...

February 6, 2012

Windows 8 has a special Bing homepage, Consumer Preview name all but confirmed Today a special Bing page was spotted (My Digital Life via Twitter) that is designed for users of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The homepa ...

February 4, 2012