Announcing Snapshot for Bing in Canada

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 and images, songs...
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Destination Brazil

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 our index to provide you with schedules and scores directly in the...
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Na área: Finding Undiscovered Brazil

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...
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Words, Words, Words: Microsoft at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

  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...
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A New Bing Arrives in Canada

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 we are releasing a complete overhaul of Bing in Canada to match the Bing...
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Find It Faster with Image Match

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? Now when you’re browsing images you will...
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Bing Web Search Arrives on Xbox One

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 update, we are expanding search to...
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Bing for iPhone App Updates Now Live

At Bing, we're constantly looking for ways to improve your experience regardless of which device you're using. Our greatest resource to inform what we work on next is direct feedback from you. This week, we are releasing a host of updates to the Bing for iPhone app based directly on what you asked for. Let's take a look. Search Anywhere To streamline navigation, we are introducing a pervasive widget that is always available within...
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Mapping out the medal winners at the Winter Olympics 2014

If your office was anything like ours, you were glued to your seats throughout the Olympics. With all the excitement over, we decided to map out the medal winners by country and by day. Check out our analysis below via the GIF or the video.     Winter Olympics 2014 Medal Count from Bing on Vimeo.   Cheers! Bing Canada
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New Bing Apps are Here and Ready to Roam

At Microsoft, we've been hard at work updating our Bing apps as well as bringing a new set of apps to Windows Phone. Today, we're releasing a comprehensive update to our Bing apps with fresh features and the ability for your personalized content to roam across all your Windows devices. We're also excited to introduce you to three new Bing apps for Windows Phone: Travel, Food & Drink and Health & Fitness. First, let's start...
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