Track the FIFA World Cup with Bing.

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Bing Australia today leads the chorus of Socceroo chants as players and fans-alike gear up for the beginning of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. To celebrate the opening of the tournament we have a stirring homepage featuring Socceroo fans in full voice at the 2006 qualifying match against Uruguay in Sydney.   Bing has also rolled out six new instant answers specifically developed for the 2010 World Cup. They offer...
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Bing celebrates its first year anniversary.

It’s hard to believe but it’s been a year since Bing launched in Australia.  So, we thought it would be a great time for us to look back at the past 12 months and review what’s been going on with Bing in Australia. Bing has taken audiences all over the world with its daily homepage images. We have visited dozens of countries and featured 48 images representing Australian icons, events and places – that’s nearly...
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Bing Maps soars to new heights!

Bing Australia has taken online maps to a new realm with a whole catalogue of new and improved features.  Today’s homepage showcasing a satellite image of our beautiful country includes links introducing some of these awesome new features. You’ll find Bing maps is now faster, has an improved interface, features walking maps and enables you to share your maps with a single click. Also, let’s not forget Bing’s unique...
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Bing kicks off the State of Origin series

Bing Australia recognises that the State of Origin between New South Wales and Queensland showcases one of sport’s true great rivalries. You will notice that as well as a stirring image from the 2009 series, today’s homepage features Bing reference links to State of Origin history, series’ highlights from Bing video and even a Bing satellite map of ANZ stadium.   Is the surge of excitement that courses through your body...
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New Weather Forecast Feature

Let us introduce the new quickest and easiest way to check the weather forecast. You can find answers to questions like – Should you plan that weekend beach house holiday? Or with winter fast approaching, will you need to equip yourself for a rainy day? Let Bing’s weather forecast feature provide your answer! A Bing search of ‘weather’ now provides an instant five-day forecast specific to your area. Bing automatically...
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A New Generation of Search

The Bing AU team is thrilled to announce two new search features! The first of them is ‘Enhanced Results’ which is an imaginative way of saying that a Bing search on your favourite movie stars, musicians or bands will produce an instant result which includes a slideshow image gallery, up-to-the-minute tweets, links to official sites and a list of their movies or songs. All of this is achieved with a single click, giving you what...
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Bing Australia and the Olympics

The 2010 Winter Games are upon us. For a relatively small nation, with very little snow, it’s amazing how passionate Aussies are when it comes to watching athletes from around the world striving for Winter Games glory. Bing wants to get every sport-loving Aussie in the mood and offers a few ways in which to better enjoy the action. Bing allows you to stay abreast of all the current news, schedules and medal tallies with Answers. This...
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Happy Valentine's Day!

For those of you stuck for ideas on how to impress your loved one, Bing can offer some inspiration. Search for flowers, chocolates, or dinner suggestions. Or if you don’t have a valentine this year maybe singles groups around your city is more for you. Whatever the case, Bing can help. We’ve created a handy how-to, to help you get the most out of your Bing experience. Have you ever wanted to find out more about the images featured...
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Image Update to Bing Maps

As you may have noticed on the Bing maps blog, our lovely part of the world just got a new batch of image updates. This means that the aerial view of many Australian and New Zealand cities have been updated with high-res images which lets people zoom in and out for a closer, more detailed look. These high-res images let you zoom in to your heart’s content and feature over 1,000 square kilometers of antipodean locations, including: Brisbane...
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Happy Australia Day!

Happy Australia Day and welcome to the very first Bing AU blog post.  We’ve decided to start our own AU blog so we can keep you all up-to-date with what’s happening with our product, our team and our industry in our country.  Please feel free to add comments or questions and keep watching this space for updates.   Here at Bing we love nothing more than showing off our national pride with a picture of an Aussie flag...
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