Bing offers a glimpse of the future with 2015 predictions

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December is a traditional time for casting our eye over the moments that made our year and with Bing’s Top Searches of 2014 we’ve enjoyed recapping the moments that mattered – from the biggest star to the most bizarre news of 2014. But it’s also a time to shift gears and look forward to the year ahead. As you know, the Bing Predicts team has been bust this year predicting…
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The MSN apps are now available for iOS, Android and Amazon devices

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Now you can take MSN’s most popular apps – News, Weather*, Sports, Money, Health & Fitness, and Food & Drink – with you anywhere, whether you’re on the web, your Windows or Windows Phone device, and now, iPhone, iPad, Android devices, or your Amazon Kindle and Amazon Fire Phone. Earlier this fall we unveiled a new MSN that was built from the ground up for a mobile first, cloud first…
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NORAD Tracks Santa

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – and Microsoft is excited to be partnering again with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (“NORAD”) to create their annual Santa Tracker web site! A holiday staple for nearly 60 years, NORAD Tracks Santa allows millions of people every year to watch Santa as he makes his annual trip around the globe. This year’s site – built as part of the…
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Bing Canada’s 2014 End-of-Year Search Trends

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We express our values and interests every day through our choices, actions, and conversations. We all search the Internet for the things that intrigue us most, giving us at Bing a unique look back at the people, events and things that impacted Canadians throughout the year. From the tragic to the absurd to the inspirational, Bing explores the unforgettable people, moments and events that shaped our year. Click here to…
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Bing’s Halloween home page full of scream-worthy surprises

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I grew up reading ghost stories. I watch horror movies and sleep with the lights on afterward. So, when I got a sneak peek of Bing’s 2014 Halloween home page experience, it sent chills down my spine. At the stroke of midnight PT Oct. 31 Bing unveiled its homage to legendary ghost stories. In keeping with the spirit of the holiday, this creepy exploration is all about anxiety-provoking curiosity. “We’re…
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Find GIFs in a Jiff

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In our quest to help our users hunting for image content with our last UX improvements, we are proud to unveil the work we’ve done to make searching for animated GIFs easier, and more fun. An animated GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a graphic image that takes a series of uploaded images and frames them together. The images run on a loop, making it appear like a movement or short…
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Toggle between Outlook.com, OneDrive and Office Online with the new app launcher

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Today, when you log in to Outlook.com, OneDrive.com, or Office Online, you may notice something new. We have updated our header to create a consistent and simple way to switch between your Microsoft services—the app launcher. Last week we announced a new way to organize and launch apps in Office 365 for business. Today, we’re introducing the new app launcher, which offers a single point of access to the personal…
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The New MSN Arrives

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Earlier this month, we unveiled a first look at the new MSN.   Over the past 3 weeks, nearly 10 million of you took the opportunity to test out the new site and more than 80,000 of you even took the time to tell us what you thought. Based on your feedback, we have made significant changes to the site. From everyone here, a sincere thank you. Over the next 72…
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Bing App for iPhone Refresh: Translate the Web and Enjoy the Beauty of the Bing Homepage

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A new version of the Bing app for iPhone is now available for download from the Apple App Store.   With this release, we were able to take advantage of the extensibility possible in iOS8 making it easier to extend the reach and functionality of Bing on iPhone. Let’s take a look at what’s new. Translate the Web to Your Native Language from the Bing App or Safari Whether you’re traveling in a foreign country…
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