Bing Streamlines Technical Searches

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At Bing, we never stop exploring ways to improve the search experience.  Whether it’s making small adjustments to how we present results or major changes to the user interface, we’re always looking at new approaches to help you get more done. Over the last one year, we have been working hard to develop a more natural way for users to address technical queries. It could be someone looking to download…
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Opposites Attract? Bing Search Box Arrives on Chrome New Tab Pages

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Searching just got simpler for people using Chrome with their default search engine set to Bing. To enable this, go to Chrome’s Settings, and set your search engine to Bing (under “Search”), or follow the steps on this page. People who already have Bing selected will see this automatically after upgrading their browser to the latest version of Chrome. – Bing Canada  

Brazil Soccer 2014

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Soccer fever hit our office hard this past month. Was tough to not get caught up in all the excitement and Bing made sure no one would miss any of the action. From Snapshot with a richer set of results to the Bing Sports app making sure you never missed a goal, a penalty or a bite! With all the excitement over we wanted to map out the tournament so…
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Announcing Snapshot for Bing in Canada

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At Bing, we believe that search should be more than a collection of blue links pointing to pages around the web. And that’s is why we’re launching Snapshot in Canada: to enable people to get accurate answers at a glance on Bing.com. Snapshot, located to the right of web results, provides a richer set of results to help you better understand something you’ve searched for by including basic information, videos…
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Destination Brazil

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On June 12th the World Cup kicks off in Brazil.   It marks an amazing period where the world comes together to see which country has fielded the strongest soccer team. To help you get the most out of the tournament, we’re rolling out a host of features on Bing. Schedules and Scores Curious to know when your team is playing?  Looking to find out who won a match? We have fine-tuned…
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Na área: Finding Undiscovered Brazil

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Earlier this year we talked about a project that was getting under way with our Bing Team in Brazil which focused on digitizing knowledge about attractions in the country’s favelas. Now we’re excited to announce that Bing Brazil has officially kicked off “Na área,” a project to help communities in Brazil come together to highlight points of interest, starting with pilots in the favelas Vidigal, Complexo de Maré, and Manguinhos….
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Words, Words, Words: Microsoft at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

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  When spellcheck first became popular, there was somewhat of an elegiacal interlocutory fracas by those who practiced the antediluvian deification of autochthonous language and viewed a deteriorating emphasis on canonical spelling as an almost sacrilegious demarche against the euonym and akin to vivisepulture.  After all, who would need to learn how to spell when computers could not only recognize the mistakes but suggest corrections?  Might one day all languages…
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A New Bing Arrives in Canada

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Over the past year, we have been working hard to increase the rate and frequency in which we ship useful features to people around the world. One of our goals is to move to a model where we simultaneously ship features to more and more markets where Bing resides. In order to do that we redesigned Bing from the ground up to provide a framework for rapid innovation. This week…
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Find It Faster with Image Match

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Searching for the right image can be tough. After sorting through hundreds of images, you finally find a picture you like but unfortunately it’s low resolution or an odd dimension leaving you to go back to scrolling through the results pages. To take the hassle out of this process we’re introducing a new feature that allows you to match an image in a few simple clicks. How does it work?…
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Bing Web Search Arrives on Xbox One

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With Xbox One, we introduced an all-in-one games and entertainment system with sophisticated voice navigation and natural language voice search powered by Bing and Kinect. In addition to combining games, music, and movies one amazing device, every Xbox One utilizes the power of Bing and Kinect to make it fast, easy and natural to find, play, watch, and listen to whatever you want. Today as part of the Xbox Live…
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