Bing Predicts goes back to its roots with a reality check

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Oscar Predictions ballot

Fresh off of a successful night of predictions with the Oscars, the Bing Predicts team tallied up the results. Our forecasts netted a 6-for-6 record on the major categories (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, etc.) and got 16 out of 19 wins correct. Now Bing Predicts sets its sights on the new spring season of reality voting shows, including American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, and The Voice. For…
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Bing round-up: Ordering food and finding the perfect getaway just got easier

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Bing caters to your big night, or any night, needs with food delivery Ordering food for your Oscars party? Or maybe it’s just too cold out to brave the elements in search of a meal. Bing makes it easier to order food right from the comfort of your couch. For restaurants that deliver, click “order online” to launch an ordering service, such as eat24, and get dishes delivered directly to…
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Who’ll get it right on Sunday – the Academy? Bing? You? Bing puts you in the picture

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Oscar nominations

Hollywood’s biggest night of the year is less than a week away and Bing will help you get ready for the 87th Academy Awards®. Whether you’re a movie buff, red carpet watcher or just love the spectacle of the show, we’ve put together an interactive guide that puts everything Oscars® at your fingertips. Come check out all the nominees and find out who we’re predicting to go home with a…
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Explore movie locations with new Bing Maps imagery

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With the Oscars® coming up this Sunday, movies are on our minds. This month the Bing Maps team’s update on new aerial, 3D and Streetside imagery takes a look at locations from some of our favorite films. Be sure to check out all of the new imagery we’re publishing…READ MORE

Bing round-up: Updates to Bing News, Rewards on Chrome and Android and Bing powered search on OneDrive

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Bing News Topic View

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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Uber driver, wine maker, working from home make the list as Bing predicts career trends of 2015

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Bing Predictions: Careers

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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MSNBC and CNN to use Bing Pulse’s live audience voting for State of the Union

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Bing Pulse

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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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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The Most Popular Bing Homepages of 2014

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Kastellorizo Island, Greece (© Hercules Milas/Alamy)

Each day, a new Bing Homepage image transports you to a different corner of the globe or introduces you to some of the world’s most amazing creatures. As 2014 comes to a close, the Bing team wanted to look back at your favorite homepages of the year. But first, we wanted to recall that Bing turned five this year, and with so many memorable images over the years, we marked…
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Get your stocking ready, it’s time to track Santa!

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You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry, you’d better not pout, we’re telling you why – you guessed it, Santa Claus is coming to town. The countdown is almost over – and that means it’s almost time to start tracking Santa! On Tuesday, December 23 at 11:00 pm Pacific Time (PT) the NORAD Tracks Santa experience will go live as Santa begins the final preparations for his magical journey….
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