Bing App for iPhone Refresh: Translate the Web and Enjoy the Beauty of the Bing Homepage

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A new version of the Bing app for iPhone is now available for download from the Apple App Store.   With this release, we were able to take advantage of the extensibility possible in iOS8 making it easier to extend the reach and functionality of Bing on iPhone. Let’s take a look at what’s new Translate the Web to Your Native Language from the Bing App or Safari Whether you’re traveling in a foreign…
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It’s On Us

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Here is a deeply troubling statistic:  1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted in college. At the White House earlier today, President Obama urged all Americans to stand up against sexual assault on college and university campuses. Microsoft is pleased to be a partner in the effort of “It’s On Us,” a private-public partnership formed in response to this call to action between the Center…
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Beginning the Next Phase of Image Search

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At Bing, we’re constantly striving to make your search experience better.  In order to do this, we spend a lot of time examining what you’re trying to accomplish. When it comes to image search, we know that when you conduct a search you’re either looking for a specific image or you’re looking to browse and explore across a range of different topics.  We refer to these primary intents as hunting…
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Who is Going to Win Dancing with the Stars?

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After correctly predicting the last winner, Bing Predicts is back again for a new season of Dancing with the Stars! Once again, we will be employing a variety of different signals including search queries and social input from Facebook and Twitter to predict the eliminations and top performers. Last season, we were able to predict all but one of the eliminations during show’s run. To see where you favorite contestant stacks…
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Bing in the Classroom Aims to Spark Learning with Quick Access to Educational Content

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As the only major search engine to offer a tailored experience for school networks, we’re always thinking about how to customize our experience for the classroom. Today, we are releasing a new feature designed to help students better access educational resources, navigate the web, and develop critical digital skills – even easier than before. The more than 9,000 schools enrolled in ad-free, safer, more private search through Bing in the…
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Get Around Town Faster with Bing Maps Preview App

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Let’s face it.  Sometimes using public transportation can be a bit nerve wracking.  Am I taking the fastest route? Will I miss my bus?  How long will it take me walk to the nearest subway stop? This is especially true if you’re just in town for the weekend and particularly so if you’re not familiar with the local routes. With our latest release of the Bing Maps Preview app for Windows…
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Search Faster on the Latest iPhone with Bing

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Today, Apple unveiled the latest incarnation of the iPhone. Underscoring Bing’s increasingly important role as a service layer across Microsoft and beyond, we’re excited to support the release as Bing will be powering the new integrated web search in iOS Spotlight. When you search on your iPhone or iPad, alongside the contents of your phone Bing will provide web search links so you can find information even faster. Bing was…
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Meet XiaoIce, Cortana’s Little Sister

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Last month, we announced the expansion of Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana to China (nicknamed “Xiao Na”).  As you can read about here, the team did a tremendous amount of work to tailor the experience to ensure that Cortana felt intelligent and natural for Chinese speakers. Today we wanted to share some related work that was inspired by the question Alan Turing posed in 1950: “Are there imaginable digital computers…
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Scratch and Win Over 5,000 Prizes with Bing Rewards

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Bing Rewards is now offering yet another way to use your credits and turn them into fabulous prizes with a new Scratch & Win game.  For 3 credits, you get a chance to ‘scratch’ and win an Xbox One, Surface Pro 3, Nokia phone or over 5,000 other great prizes. Bing Rewards was designed to help you discover ways Bing can help you do the things that are most important…
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Bing Predicts: NFL Match-Ups

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Coming off an exciting and successful World Cup campaign, Bing Predicts is shifting focus from the world’s most popular sport to America’s most popular one – football.  In particular, we set our sights on the NFL. As with the World Cup and unlike that of our voting show predictions where we had very high accuracies, we expect to get a majority correct, but no statistics or sentiments can fairly capture…
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