Bing Continuous Delivery – from the white board to millions of users – in hours!

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In a never-ending quest to delight users with fresh, relevant features, Bing has been improving their innovation rate and code velocities.  Four years ago, Bing engineers deployed new features once a month. To accelerate feature deployment and innovation, we have invested much effort in overcoming software engineering challenges. The monthly deployment cadence has been gone for some time, taking with it both the old culture and most of the infrastructure. …
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Bing Predicts: New England, Carolina still on track for title game showdown

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Bing Predicts was 4-0 over a Divisional Round weekend, which saw all four home teams victorious by exactly a touchdown – Arizona just didn’t need to kick the extra point to make it a 7 point margin as they scored the final TD in overtime. The conference championship games have four teams who come in averaging 13 wins in the regular season, the most for four conference championship participants since…
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College Basketball Fans, Are We In? Bing Predicts Your Team’s Fate

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Two months from today is the most critical day of the college basketball season, Selection Sunday. Dozens of teams, hundreds of players and thousands of fans will be on the edge of their seats wondering one thing: Are we in? But why wait until Selection Sunday if you can find out today? I am excited to tell you about what Bing is working on to bring college basketball fans a…
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Bing Predicts: No place like home, especially for those coming off of byes

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Dorothy said there’s no place like home, and despite a perfect run by the road teams wild card weekend, the Bing Predicts models project that the aggregate of home field, better record (and hence the higher seeding and home field advantage), and an extra week off gives all four home teams enough of an edge this coming weekend to come out victorious. Bing Predicts was 2-2 Wild Card weekend and…
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Bing Predicts Golden Globe Winners

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Award season kicks into high gear Sunday, January 10, when the Golden Globes, hosted by Ricky Gervais, honors the best films and American television of 2015. In addition to providing an easy-to-navigate carousel of nominees, and the ability to watch trailers and view images of celebrities, Bing has predicted who will take home the Golden Globe® for each film category. Here’s the Bing Predicts forecast of 2016 Golden Globe winners:…
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Bing Predicts: New England to repeat as pro football champions

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Bing Predicts provided the weekly winners of professional football games this past season, and in January we do likewise for the playoffs. With a 9-7 final week, Bing Predicts ends the regular season 161-95 (63%), correctly predicting upsets for two road teams in New Orleans and Detroit. On the other hand, New England and New York were unexpected losses despite these teams having a chance to secure the top seed…
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Bing Predicts goes 10-6 in Week 16, now 152-88 for the year

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Headed into the final weekend, 10 of the 12 playoff spots have been determined while much of the seeding remains wide open. Washington has the fourth seed secured while Houston virtually has their 4th place spot secured as well – if Houston loses and Indianapolis wins, 7 other games have to go Indianapolis’ way in order for Houston not to make it. Each week Bing Predicts picks the winners of every…
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Bing Predicts goes 11-5 in Week 15, now 142-82 for the year

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This week, our models predict Carolina to get one step closer to an unbeaten season, improving to 15-0 by beating Atlanta on the road, who they earlier beat 38-0 at home. In the battles for a first round bye, we expect Denver to get back to winning ways against Cincinnati, and Arizona to get the better of Green Bay at home. In one of the marquee games of the week,…
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Bing shares insights from response to the GOP debates

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Last week we released a new Bing Elections experience that provides a simple but powerful view of the candidates and issues. As a complement to this, we want to share additional analysis on the debates, putting Bing Predicts technology – which also powers the Bing Political Index – to work overnight to evaluate public reaction. The following information seeks to provide an aggregated, anonymous, and unbiased view of what the…
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Bing Predicts goes 9-7 in Week 14, now 131-77 for the year

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Our latest predicted playoff positioning has New England still in 1st place with Denver 2nd as our models still have Denver beating Cincinnati in Week 16. Green Bay, holding a one game lead, could lose games in both Weeks 15 and 16 but beat Minnesota in Week 17 to clinch their division, due to what would result in a head-to-head season sweep for the first tiebreaker. More details on the…
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