Bing’s interactive GRAMMYs guide kicks off awards season with karaoke, predictions and more

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To get you ready for the GRAMMYs on Sunday, February 8, we’ve put together an interactive guide to the nominees and we’re predicting who will take home music’s biggest awards. Starting today, you can use it to explore the people, songs and albums that are in the running: watch videos, listen to the songs, even sing along “karaoke”-style while you pick your favorites to root for during the show. Want…
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Bing round-up: Updates to Bing News, Rewards on Chrome and Android and Bing powered search on OneDrive

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New “topic view” and interests features make sure you stay on top of the news that matters We know it’s hard to find time in your day to catch up on the news—from the latest innovations like HoloLens to Seattle’s big win in Arizona (sorry, getting a little ahead of ourselves there). The Trending Topics feature in Bing News has always been a fast way to get caught up on…
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It’s game time on Bing Maps

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Are you one of the lucky few to be heading to Phoenix for the Big Game? If so, we have some new Bing Maps that will help you navigate your way to, in and around University of Phoenix Stadium. Even if you’ll be watching the game from the comfort of your living room or your favorite sports bar, these new map features give a preview of the venue before the game. Read…
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It’s game time on Bing Maps

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Are you one of the lucky few to be heading to Phoenix for the Big Game? If so, we have some new Bing Maps that will help you navigate your way to, in and around University of Phoenix Stadium. Even if you’ll be watching the game from the comfort of your living room or your favorite sports bar, these new map features give a preview of the venue before the game….
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Attend the Visualizing Big Data on Bing Maps Webcast

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Update: The recording for this webcast is now available. Simple go to the registration link below to view the recording and access the presentation materials. Join Ricky Brundritt, Bing Maps Program Manager with Microsoft Partners MapCite and Moonshadow Mobile for an overview of different solutions for visualizing Big Data on Bing Maps. In this webcast we will take a look at a number of different ways to visualize big data sets…
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Uber driver, wine maker, working from home make the list as Bing predicts career trends of 2015

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According to Bing Predicts, American workers want careers that offer more autonomy and the flexibility to work from home. Factors that have influenced this career trend include a rise in opportunities for entrepreneurship, a growing appetite for non-traditional workplaces, and late-career job changes that provide more freedom and flexibility. Among the most sought-after jobs that allow employees to work from home are roles in the healthcare field, specifically medical transcription,…
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Experiencing the Civil Rights Movement with Bing Maps

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Imagery on Bing Maps enables you to interactively and naturally learn about history by exploring the places where events took place. Today is Martin Luther King Day in the United States. It is a day reserved to commemorate not only a singular inspirational leader but also the movement with which he is most closely associated—the African-American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950’s and 1960’s. The country underwent turbulent changes during…
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MSNBC and CNN to use Bing Pulse’s live audience voting for State of the Union

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The annual State of the Union address to Congress is considered by many to be politics’ biggest night. With tens of millions tuning in to hear his address, President Obama’s speech will generate reactions from the nation’s living rooms, boardrooms, and legislative hallways. Until now, we’ve relied on analysts and pundits to interpret the message and the nation’s response to it in the hours and days after the speech. This…
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Choose Your Viewing Location with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Marches and Parades Routes

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In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, we have digitized the top march and parade routes to make it easier for you to find the best viewing location and plan your day.  Bing Maps makes it easier to visualize information in a way that is natural and easy to understand.  Surprisingly, most parade web sites don’t provide any maps, so we translated paragraphs of directions and, in some cases, some non-scaled maps…
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Finding great books just got easier with Bing best-sellers search

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If your resolution is to read more, you’re going to love the newest Bing feature: the best-sellers carousel. Search on best-sellers in categories including fiction, non-fiction, even manga, and the New York Times best-sellers list will appear at the top of the page. Books are ranked by The New York Times based on weekly or monthly sales data. Try these sample searches: best-selling fiction nonfiction best-sellers best-selling kids’ books current…
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