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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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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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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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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Bing round-up: AMBER Alerts and new local features for mobile

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As we head into the holidays, we have a few things to share with you that released this week. AMBER Alerts Following the abduction and murder of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman in 1996, a national child abduction alert system called AMBER Alert was established in her honor. AMBER is eponymous, but it’s also an acronym – it stands for America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response. AMBER Alerts are disseminated though a variety…
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Bing apps get a makeover fit for a new iPhone or iPad

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Heading into the holidays, we suspect there will be a few iPhone and iPad-shaped boxes under all that gift wrapping. One free gift you might want to look at, right out of the box, is the Bing app. And for anyone with an iPhone or iPad, the holidays have come early with updates to the Bing apps released today. Here’s the rundown of what’s new: On iPhone, we completely redesigned…
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Bing offers a glimpse of the future with 2015 predictions

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December is a traditional time for casting our eye over the moments that made our year and with Bing’s Top Searches of 2014 we’ve enjoyed recapping the moments that mattered – from the biggest star to the most bizarre news of 2014. But it’s also a time to shift gears and look forward to the year ahead. As you know, the Bing Predicts team has been busy this year predicting…
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Bing predicts The Voice finals

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Throughout the last year, we have been applying the intelligence of Bing to predict things like the mid-term election results and the NFL playoffs. Bing makes predictions by taking into account a variety of data signals from across the web. Today, we’re happy to bring you our predictions for the finale of NBC’s hit singing competition, The Voice. Of the final four contestants, our data says that the conversation is…
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