Relax, Cortana makes air travel easier

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With summer just around the corner, air travel will pick up as holiday travelers crowd the terminals. It can add stress to an activity intended to help you unwind. With your well-being in mind, Cortana can now help you with your air travels. Cortana’s always tracked your flights, but like any great personal assistant, Cortana now goes above and beyond to help you with your trip. When a flight confirmation…
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Bing on the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

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The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicked off June 6 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…
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Announcing the Ultimate Bing Experience III

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How does Bing select the photographs for its homepage each day? How does Microsoft envision the future? Where can I see a demonstration of HoloLens, Microsoft’s new hologram-based technology, and learn more about Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge? Enter Bing Rewards’ third Ultimate Bing Experience Sweepstakes and you and a friend could find out. Winners will be flown to Seattle, WA for an unforgettable experience that will include: A visit to Bing Headquarters where you’ll help us select future Bing…
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Students make their mark on Bing

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We often hear from our users that they want to have an impact on something larger than themselves. At this year’s E2 Global Educator Exchange Event, we talked with high-school students about how they — or anyone — can make their mark on Bing, where 1 in five searches in the U.S. are done. E2 is an annual event that brings together innovative teachers and students from across the globe….
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#HowOldRobot in Bing Image Search

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The Bing and Microsoft Research teams have been investing in computer vision and face recognition technologies for many years. Recently we made some of these technologies available via Project Oxford, and in the #HowOldRobot demo site. Seeing how much fun people had with #HowOldRobot, a small group of Bing engineers spent the last few days making the robot available in the new Bing Image Search. We’re rolling the feature out…
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Make Apps Stand Out in Search with App Linking

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You’ve focused your energy on optimizing your website to get traffic from search engines. You’ve done this with a great site structure and architecture, superb crawlability, and — of course — top notch content. More recently, you’ve been working mad hours to ensure your site shines on mobile. Perhaps you’re already mobile-friendly and are seeing the mobile-friendly label for your site in the search results. But now your company is…
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Get Ready for the Big Race with Bing Maps

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Memorial Day weekend, and the unofficial beginning of summer, is right around the corner. In addition to picnics and hanging out by the pool, a lot of people will be tuning in to watch their favorite motorsports on television. NASCAR is holding its longest race, the Coca-Cola 600, at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina and perhaps one of racing’s most prestigious races, the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco,…
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Migrating “My Map” from Google to Bing

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Many users have asked about migrating their data to Bing Maps from Google Maps, after recent changes to the Google “My Map” feature. In this blog post, we show available solutions in Bing Maps. Getting your data out of Google “My Places” To get started, you can find your “My Map” data on Google here. Note that Google is currently giving users until June 1st, 2015 to download their data….
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Bing and “Born to Explore” take you on a virtual adventure

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During our recent Bing Fans listening tour, we heard parents and teachers say they are searching more and more for educational information to share with their kids. That’s why we are especially excited that Bing, along with Skype and Surface, is partnering with ABC television’s “Born to Explore” team to help families discover the world with the help of technology. Focused on delivering culturally rich and visually stunning stories, “Born…
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Our approach to mobile-friendly search

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Mobile search continues to surge ahead and grow as a percentage of overall internet search queries. In November 2014, we shared our plans to make significant investments towards understanding the mobile friendliness of web pages. Since then, we have been investigating various approaches that leverage mobile friendliness to deliver the best possible mobile search experience on Bing. In this update, we share details on our mobile friendliness roadmap, insights from…
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