Beginning the Next Phase of Image Search

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At Bing, we’re constantly striving to make your search experience better.  In order to do this, we spend a lot of time examining what you’re trying to accomplish. When it comes to image search, we know that when you conduct a search you’re either looking for a specific image or you’re looking to browse and explore across a range of different topics.  We refer to these primary intents as hunting and exploring. Often…
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Get Around Town Faster with Bing Maps Preview App

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Let’s face it.  Sometimes using public transportation can be a bit nerve wracking.  Am I taking the fastest route? Will I miss my bus?  How long will it take me walk to the nearest subway stop? This is especially true if you’re just in town for the weekend and particularly so if you’re not familiar with the local routes. With our latest release of the Bing Maps Preview app for Windows…
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A First Look at the New MSN

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    MSN aims to deliver the world’s best consumer media experiences with the most popular content in the world; on Windows, iOS and Android devices For nearly two decades, MSN has been a place where millions of us go every day to discover and connect with what’s important in our lives. Whether it’s a great article that sparks us to think differently or following our favorite sports team, MSN has…
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Meet XiaoIce, Cortana’s Little Sister

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  Last month, we announced the expansion of Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana to China (nicknamed “Xiao Na”).  As you can read about here, the team did a tremendous amount of work to tailor the experience to ensure that Cortana felt intelligent and natural for Chinese speakers.   Cortana in China Today we wanted to share some related work that was inspired by the question Alan Turing posed in 1950: “Are there imaginable…
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Over 100 New Streetside and 3D Cities Go Live on Bing Maps

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If you’re headed out on a last-minute vacation this summer, you can preview that special place on Bing Maps. We have been busy driving and flying to bring you more cities to view before you travel. We recently surpassed the 100-city mark for both our Streetside imagery and our 3D cities, and there are a host of vacation favorites among them. New Streetside cities Drive right up to your destination…
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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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