Bing Predicts the Pro Football Draft

Bing Predicts the Pro Football Draft

The annual football ‘job fair’ is upon us. So Bing Predicts is weighing in on which pro teams the elite college football players might sign on with. The Bing Predicts models use web and social data to algorithmically determine the most likely matches between players and team for a given position. This marks the second year we’ve predicted the football draft, and last year we were, on average, off by just one spot in the first...
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Recap: Bing at //Build 2016

Recap: Bing at //Build 2016

Since Microsoft Build wrapped up in early April, we wanted to touch base with those of you who may have missed the news from the Bing team. We were there to officially launch a set of Bing Search APIs (Web Search, Image Search, Video Search, News Search, Autosuggest, Spell Check) as part of Microsoft Cognitive Services, the new portfolio of intelligence APIs.
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Recap: Bing Maps at //Build/ 2016

Recap: Bing Maps at //Build/ 2016

In case you missed it, the 2016 Microsoft Build conference was held last week in San Francisco. Bing Maps was present in many sessions throughout the conference. In addition to this, the Bing Maps team also gave a live session, a record session, two mini-theater sessions, two code challenges, and a code lab. We would like to say thanks to those who attended the Bing Maps sessions during //Build/ 2016 in person or online. We would also like to say...
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Announcing Bing Maps V8 control for the Web

Announcing Bing Maps V8 control for the Web

It is with great pleasure that we announce the preview release of the Bing Maps V8 control, Microsoft modern web mapping platform. The Bing Maps V8 control reduces development time by requiring less code to implement more features into your app. It also brings significant performance improvement by using the HTML5 canvas, which provides the ability to render vector data significantly faster than previous versions of the Bing Maps JavaScript...
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The Most Searched Moments of NCAA® March Madness®

The Most Searched Moments of NCAA® March Madness®

Is March NOT the best month of the year for basketball? Every year college hoops fans go into the NCAA® tournament with the high hope of creating a perfect bracket, and the more realistic aspiration that every game in the tournament will be a nail-biting thrill. This year, even more so than years past, the madness has delivered.
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Bing Predicts: NCAA Sweet 16 Update

Bing Predicts: NCAA Sweet 16 Update

The Round of 16 is upon us, and all four No. 1 seeds are still alive. Lost among the chatter of Michigan State’s upset is that the No. 1 seeded team in the Midwest is actually alive and well. Our finals prediction of Kansas over North Carolina remains intact and our 3rd NCAA® Final Four® entrant, Duke, is also still alive. We’ll preview the 2nd weekend of basketball, but first a quick summary of how we did in the initial...
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Win an epic trip and a chance to be featured on the Bing Homepage

Win an epic trip and a chance to be featured on the Bing Homepage

Calling all outdoor lovers and photo enthusiasts! Bing is partnering with the U.S. National Park Service for their centennial, and we want you to be part of the celebration. Now through March 30 you can submit a photo you took while visiting one of our 59 national parks for a chance to win one of three prizes.
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Announcing the developer preview for Bing’s new Search APIs

Announcing the developer preview for Bing’s new Search APIs

The Bing team knows that developers want solutions that are easy to understand, simple to implement, and can make their apps and experiences smarter and more engaging for end users. We have created this next-generation of search APIs based on feedback from developers, partners and customers and would like to invite all developers to try them out.
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Celebrate Pi Day with interactive math answers from Bing

Celebrate Pi Day with interactive math answers from Bing

Today is the annual celebration of Pi Day. In honor of this day, and to help students of different ages learn and practice mathematics in an immersive way, the Bing Education team developed a number of interactive answers. These answers range from a basic multiplication tables to a more advanced polynomial-equation solver.
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