Bing at Build 2013: Weaving an Intelligent Fabric

With the explosion of always-connected devices – from smartphones, tablets and “phablets” to internet connected TVs and wearables, the daily use of technology in our lives is becoming more central. People are using multiple devices and a galaxy of specialized applications over the course of a day to do things previously constrained to the offline world. From getting real-time directions to booking a table for dinner, people...
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More Features Arrive on Bing Desktop

Bing Desktop brings together the beauty of Bing’s daily homepage images with quick and convenient ways to search from your desktop. Over 10 million people have installed Bing Desktop worldwide, and based on your feedback, we’re constantly looking for ways to make the experience more useful and convenient. Today we are releasing a new version of Bing Desktop* that includes: Inline Search: Now you can search directly from a webpage...
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Bing’s Exciting New Collaboration with Apple

At WWDC Apple announced iOS 7, which brings Bing web search integration to Siri, Apple’s breakthrough personal assistant, for the first time.   Starting this Spring with iOS 7, Bing will power Siri’s new integrated web search. When users ask Siri a question either the specific answer or web search links will now be delivered automatically so users can find information even faster.  Bing was designed from the outset to be...
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New Ways to Search on Windows 8: The Maps App

We’re back with an app that will be your go-to app when plotting your day The Maps app powered by Bing Maps. The Maps app makes it easy to find the places you’re looking for and helps you get there faster. Quickly pinpoint locations, get directions, see traffic conditions and more— all designed to be easily navigable with touch. The first thing you’ll notice when you fire up the Maps app on Windows 8 is that your location...
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New Ways to Search on Windows 8: The Weather App Powered by Bing

Earlier this month we kicked off our series of posts highlighting new ways you can search on Windows 8. Today we’re back with an app that is sure to become an indispensable part of your day: The Weather App powered by Bing. With Windows 8, you are a tap away from knowing if you need to pack an umbrella or can leave it home. The Weather app offers a beautiful preview of current weather conditions, helping you prepare for the latest conditions...
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New Ways to Search on Windows 8: Bing App

Last week, we kicked off a series of posts that will showcase 8 ways to search on Windows 8. Today we are following up with our second post that will cover our favorite app (you guessed it) Bing. First off, we completely reimagined search for Windows 8 so searching with the Bing app is fast and fluid, whether you use a touch device to tap and swipe or type and click with a keyboard and mouse. The first thing you’ll notice is that...
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New Ways to Search on Windows 8: Search Charm and Start

Windows 8 is here and we couldn’t be more excited. In fact we’re so excited, we’re kicking off a series in which we’ll showcase new ways to use Bing on Windows 8. Check back here over the next few weeks, to see how we’ve reimagined search to be fast, fluid and built for touch. To “start” things off, check out how search is baked right into Windows 8. From the start screen simply start typing to quickly...
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Bing gets London Games fever

The London Games are here and Bing Australia will commemorate the world’s biggest sporting event with a different homepage image on each day of the Games. Keep an eye out for a couple of Australia’s leading gold medal hopes featuring on the Bing Australia homepage too. As well as the daily imagery, Bing has also rolled out a host of answers which appear at the top of your search page. Among those featured are: Medal tallies (by...
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Bing gets a fresh, new look

  Bing Australia has a fresh, new homepage design. Many of you have provided feedback that you’d like to see Bing’s stunning signature imagery cover more of your screen. Well, we’ve listened. The new design refresh provides an image of larger resolution, and gives the homepage a bright new look. Out with the old… And in with the new…   New search results page design Changes to the homepage aren’t...
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Win an Xbox by 'liking' Bing Australia

 Bing Australia has joined Facebook! Bing’s worldwide fan page has near three million fans yet we thought it was time to take the plunge and offer you somewhere to indulge in your love for Bing Australia. ‘Like’ Bing and you’ll be privy to quizzes and interesting facts plus you can tell us your thoughts on the day’s homepage image. Perhaps even suggest what you’d like to see on Bing in the future? To...
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