The Bing homepage goes HD (and some other things you asked for)

Share
0 Shares
Full Page Beauty Bundle Screenshot 3

Here on the Bing homepage team, we wake up every day thinking about how we can make the homepage even better, inspired by those of you who visit bing.com each day and take the time to tell us what you think.  Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re adding one of your most requested features — high-definition images — along with several other improvements.

Bing Rewards members can now earn up to 3,000 credits by shopping the Microsoft Store online

Share
0 Shares
Rewards3

If you haven’t yet started your holiday shopping, it may just pay you to get going early this year. For a limited time, Bing Rewards members will get bonus credits just by buying certain products in the Microsoft Store online. These offers end November 21, so don’t hang around. Not a Bing Rewards member? No problem, you can join during checkout. Bing Rewards members know they already receive free expedited…

We thank all those who served

Share
0 Shares

Today we honor the 22 million men and women among us who have served our country. Every November 11th, we honor and thank our veterans and all those who give so much to protect what we hold dear. Individuals, groups, and businesses everywhere express their gratitude in different ways. Many restaurants mark this day by giving free or discounted meals to veterans and this year we’re making it easier to find participating…

Just in Time for Halloween: Find Spooky GIFs in a Jiff

Share
0 Shares

In our quest to help our users hunting for image content with our last UX improvements, we are proud to unveil the work we’ve done to make searching for animated GIFs easier, and more fun. An animated GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a graphic image that takes a series of uploaded images and frames them together. The images run on a loop, making it appear like a movement or short…

Elections 2014: Explore State Landmarks on Bing Maps with New Batch of Aerial and Streetside Imagery

Share
0 Shares
United States Capitol, Washington, DC

As we discussed last week, Bing has launched a new election experience at Bing.com/election that helps you get a 360-degree view – from local to national – into Elections 2014.  To coincide with the upcoming midterms, we have also released fresh and expanded aerial and Streetside imagery for over 20 cities across the United States.  As you embrace the democratic spirit, take a few minutes to explore our national landmarks and state capitols…

Do You Speak Emoji? Bing Does

Share
0 Shares

As you likely know, emoji are small pictures used to express an idea or emotion.  With the explosion of mobile devices and the ubiquity of texting, it has become a shorthand language used by billions of us around the world.  At Bing we want you to be able to search the same way you communicate every day. Today, we are announcing the support of emoji characters in Bing search in…

Back to School Crews Bring Digital Literacy to Life

Share
0 Shares

The modern day classroom has no boundaries. Today’s students have global access to information, rich media tools, and transformative experiences via the web. The digital age has put personal discovery in the hands of students, and the power to enrich and transform even the most pedestrian of topics in the hands of teachers. At Bing, we know how the digital world can bring things to life. We know how panoramas…

Bing and IE Team with CNN for Elections 2014

Share
0 Shares
Screenshot

Last week we introduced Bing Elections, a dedicated search experience aimed at arming voters with all the information they need to make informed decisions about Elections 2014.  Bing.com/elections brings together the latest news from the right, left and center perspectives, up-to-date predictions across governor and national congressional races as well as political trivia and the location of the nearest polling place in your area. Bing Pulse Goes Live with New CNN Magic…

Bing Adds Smarts to Cortana

Share
0 Shares

A few months ago, we talked about how we’re making search more personal.  We discussed how Bing’s massive investments towards indexing the real world combined with speech recognition, entity understanding, and stream processing are making things like Cortana more helpful and intelligent. This week we are rolling out some new improvements that take advantage of these advancements and are making Cortana more useful. Let’s take a look. Daily Glance: Evenings Added…