Bing Predicts Grammy and British Academy Film Awards Winners

Bing Predicts Grammy and British Academy Film Awards Winners

A month into the new year means we’re already a month into award season. If you’ve been following along, last month the Bing Predicts team kicked things off with nominees and predictions for the Golden Globe® Awards, accurately predicting the winners of several categories, including Best Motion Picture – Comedy, Best Actress and Actor for a Drama, and Best Animated Film. Also in January, we shared the list of winners for the...
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Bing Predicts: Carolina expected to win their first title

Bing Predicts: Carolina expected to win their first title

The pro football season comes to an end with a contest between the top seeds in the two conferences. In Sunday’s title game, the Bing Predicts models project 17-1 Carolina to win the Big Game with 64% probability.  During the regular season, Carolina was the league’s #1 scoring offense and #6 scoring defense, while Denver was the #20 scoring offense and #4 scoring defense.  Carolina’s rush offense was #2 vs #17 for...
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Bing analyzes the last GOP debate before Iowa

Bing analyzes the last GOP debate before Iowa

Since its launch on December 8, the Bing Elections experience has been providing a simple yet powerful view of the candidates and issues through the Bing Political Index (BPI), Candidate Trends, and more. As a complement to this, we used the Bing Predicts technology that powers the BPI to evaluate public reaction to the sixth GOP debate, in a similar fashion to our analysis of the third GOP debate back in December. The following information...
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Bing makes it easier than ever to check your winnings with lottery answers

Bing makes it easier than ever to check your winnings with lottery answers

Recent record-breaking Powerball jackpots have created a lot of excitement over the past few weeks. But frequent lottery related searches aren’t new for Bing. In fact, there are 13 times more lottery-related searches on Bing than there are for pension-related searches, and searches for ‘lottery’ surpass those for ‘401k’ at a ratio of 10-to-1. Yet, according to a recent study, more than $2 billion in lottery prizes go unclaimed each year in the US,...
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Bing Elections 2016: Who will win Iowa and New Hampshire?

Bing Elections 2016: Who will win Iowa and New Hampshire?

On February 1, the Iowa Caucus marks the next phase in the 2016 election. In response, Bing’s Election Center will move up a gear to add predictions to the Bing Political Index (BPI), candidate profiles, timeline and more. In an early preview, Bing Predicts is calling Donald Trump to win all four of the February GOP primaries and caucuses, while Hillary Clinton is predicted to take all but New Hampshire, where we see Bernie Sanders winning. The...
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Bing Continuous Delivery - from white board to millions of users in hours!

Bing Continuous Delivery - from white board to millions of users in hours!

In a never-ending quest to delight users with fresh, relevant features, Bing has been improving their innovation rate and code velocities.  Four years ago, Bing engineers deployed new features once a month. To accelerate feature deployment and innovation, we have invested much effort in overcoming software engineering challenges. The monthly deployment cadence has been gone for some time, taking with it both the old culture and most of the...
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Bing Predicts: New England, Carolina still on track for title game showdown

Bing Predicts: New England, Carolina still on track for title game showdown

Bing Predicts was 4-0 over a Divisional Round weekend, which saw all four home teams victorious by exactly a touchdown – Arizona just didn’t need to kick the extra point to make it a 7 point margin as they scored the final TD in overtime. The conference championship games have four teams who come in averaging 13 wins in the regular season, the most for four conference championship participants since the 2004 regular season, which had the top...
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College Basketball Fans, Are We In? Bing Predicts Your Team’s Fate

College Basketball Fans, Are We In? Bing Predicts Your Team’s Fate

Two months from today is the most critical day of the college basketball season, Selection Sunday. Dozens of teams, hundreds of players and thousands of fans will be on the edge of their seats wondering one thing: Are we in? This blog post was guest written by ESPN College Basketball Analyst, Jay Williams. But why wait until Selection Sunday if you can find out today? I am excited to tell you about what Bing is working on to bring college...
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Bing Predicts: No place like home, especially for those coming off of byes

Bing Predicts: No place like home, especially for those coming off of byes

Dorothy said there’s no place like home, and despite a perfect run by the road teams wild card weekend, the Bing Predicts models project that the aggregate of home field, better record (and hence the higher seeding and home field advantage), and an extra week off gives all four home teams enough of an edge this coming weekend to come out victorious. Bing Predicts was 2-2 Wild Card weekend and correct on the college football championship game...
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Bing Predicts Golden Globe Winners

Bing Predicts Golden Globe Winners

Award season kicks into high gear Sunday, January 10, when the Golden Globes, hosted by Ricky Gervais, honors the best films and American television of 2015. In addition to providing an easy-to-navigate carousel of nominees, and the ability to watch trailers and view images of celebrities, Bing has predicted who will take home the Golden Globe® for each film category. Here’s the Bing Predicts forecast of 2016 Golden Globe winners: Motion Picture...
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