Microsoft and NCAA Announce 2016 NCAA Tournament Game Plan

Microsoft and NCAA Announce 2016 NCAA Tournament Game Plan

Since we began Bing Predicts in 2014, we’ve made lots of predictions around some of the most important cultural moments. Today, we’re announcing that we’ll be partnering once again with the NCAA to build off the great work we did with them last year, and expand our ability to deliver Bing predictions to passionate college basketball fans. Together with the NCAA, Bing is creating the NCAA® March Madness® bracket experience.
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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 Denver, and Denver’s rush...
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Bing Predicts the Australian Open

The first major tennis tournament of 2016, the Australian Open, is underway in Melbourne and Bing is predicting the winners of every match in the Men’s and Women’s Singles events. Bing uses its unique algorithm to draw upon a variety of data sources, from previous match statistics to audience sentiment across social media, to deliver match to match predictions through to the finals on Sunday, 31 January. Search “Australian Open” to see the day’s...
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Bing on the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off June 6 right here in Canada. With 24 teams competing, this is the largest Women’s tournament yet and Bing has gone big to bring you all the answers you need – from scores to schedules to player information and more. This is the largest single-sports women’s event in the world, which means people across the globe will be cheering on their country. We’re even getting in the game with Bing Predicts! Scores...
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The search for cute just got better with Bing

At Bing, we’re always looking for ways to improve your experience. And the search for cute—be it for bunnies, kittens, teacup pigs, or hedgehogs—is no different. That’s why today Bing is proud to announce its partnership with the Cute Cloud—a cloud-based data store created by Microsoft Research (MSR) to host the web’s massive stock of cute images and videos, from portraits of cherub-cheeked toddlers and bespoke pets to GIFs featuring panicked...
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Finding the perfect restaurant just got easier with Bing Restaurant search

On the hook to plan the evening for the special person in your life this weekend? Bing is making it easier to search, find and take action on the best restaurants in Toronto, Vancouver and all cities in Canada. Search for any cuisine to satiate your palate from the usual of Thai and Chinese or even the more targeted of vegetarian and buffet restaurants Below are some few examples: Thai Restaurants in Vancouver Vietnamese Restaurants in Toronto...
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Build a Smarter Bracket with Bing

March Madness® is here! And the Bing team has been cooking up something special for all you bracket builders out there. For the first time ever, Bing has partnered with the NCAA® to gain unprecedented access to over 10 seasons worth of Division I basketball data – and we’re putting that knowledge to work for you. Combined with the industry-leading predictions of our Bing Predicts team, we’re giving bracket builders the ultimate March Madness...
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Five Reasons Why I Love MSN

I don’t know about you, but my homepage is sacred. It is the gateway to the World Wide Web which is where I spend most of my free time. You never think about how important your homepage is until you decide to change it. Recently, I switched my homepage to www.MSN.ca and since then I’ve been loving my experience. There are many reasons to love MSN but here are the top 5 reasons I love MSN as my browser homepage. 1. The MSN Strip At...
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Bing Predicts goes back to its roots with a reality check

Fresh off of a successful night of predictions with the Oscars, the Bing Predicts team tallied up the results. Our forecasts netted a 6-for-6 record on the major categories (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, etc.) and got 16 out of 19 wins correct. For those unfamiliar with Bing Predicts, the predictions are the result of applying advanced machine learning algorithms to web data, social networks, real-time data streams, and data from...
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The Academy Award® goes to: Bing

This weekend will see the 87th Annual Academy Awards take place at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, but if you can’t wait until Sunday to see who will take home the highest honours in filmmaking, Bing Predicts already has the answers. You may have seen Bing recently predicted results for the Grammys – including many of Sam Smith’s wins, and now the same service is available for the Oscars. You can check out who Bing favours for Best Picture, Best...
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