Making a move? Bing can help with the big choices for houses, schools and doctors

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Moving to a new city or new neighborhood is as exciting as it is stressful. In addition to grappling with the big decision of finding a new home, other considerations can include school choices, availability of services such as healthcare and what a new neighborhood has to offer beyond a place to live. To help answer some of these questions, the Bing team has released new and improved experiences for…
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Search improvements in Bing Maps Preview

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Search is a core feature of Bing Maps because we understand how important it is to find places of interest quickly and easily. That’s why we made search a focus in the new Bing Maps Preview*. Search within Bing Maps includes the ubiquitous “search box”. It also includes auto-suggest, which offers various suggestions as you type. Once you submit a search, you get back search results for businesses, places or…
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Bing Maps now on Azure

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Microsoft Azure is a fantastic flexible, versatile and extensible platform to run your business. From web applications through mobile engagement, business process modelling, data manufacturing and complex event processing – you name it and Azure has it. The Azure Marketplace allows internal and external partners to extend their offerings into the Azure platform and today we are happy to announce the launch of Bing Maps on the Marketplace. You will…
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Going out tonight? Plan it with Bing Maps Preview.

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My team at Bing Maps learned that our customers struggle to find applications that make it simple to plan outings. Based on that need, we designed the Bing Maps Preview to lets users open multiple cards on the map to compile their plan. I’ll showcase an example of how planning a night out on the town works more effectively in the Bing Maps Preview. Try something like this for yourself on the website,…
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Plan your next outing with the completely redesigned Bing Maps

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When we set out to redesign Bing Maps, we listened to a lot of user feedback. People using a variety of map sites, from a variety of countries, told us what they love about, and what they struggle with when using map services. We heard that people want one experience that brings together the best content in one view, that fully reflects what they are planning, not just their last…
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Plan your next outing with the completely redesigned Bing Maps

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When we set out to redesign Bing Maps, we listened to a lot of user feedback. People using a variety of map sites, from a variety of countries, told us what they love about, and what they struggle with when using map services. We heard that people want one experience that brings together the best content in one view, that fully reflects what they are planning, not just their last…
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Bing to power AOL’s search

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Two of the most important things we strive for at Bing are for consumers to choose Bing as their search service and for industry leaders to trust Bing to provide search to their customers. Today we announced an exciting new partnership with AOL. Beginning January 1st, 2016 Bing will become the exclusive provider of search and search advertising services across AOL properties. Now with 20% market share in U.S., we…
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Bing to power AOL’s search

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Two of the most important things we strive for at Bing are for consumers to choose Bing as their search service and for industry leaders to trust Bing to provide search to their customers. Today we announced an exciting new partnership with AOL. Beginning January 1st, 2016 Bing will become the exclusive provider of search and search advertising services across AOL properties. Now with 20% market share in U.S., we…
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You can now hear Bing’s homepage

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If you’re among the millions who will visit Bing’s homepage today, you’re in for a surprise. Not only will you see a beautiful video of geese taking flight over the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, you’ll also have the option to hear them. Simply click the icon located at the bottom-right of the homepage for the full experience. Every day, the Bing homepage brings you a new view of the world. We…
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Reach Millions of Shoppers with Bing Image Data Feeds

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In our April Webmaster post, we showed marking up your data increases exposure of your content to over 100M users of Bing and its partners.  Today, we are excited to deepen our relationship with webmasters and site owners by accepting image data feeds of your site content. Data feeds are the best way to influence how your content is presented in search results. For example, providing item purchase data enables…
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