Bing Fund Welcomes LikeBright

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We believe technology is most powerful when it helps people solve problems. Search is designed to help us find relevant information that both expands our understanding of the world and helps us more quickly get things done. Similarly, social media allows us to cut through the physical limitations of keeping in touch with the people we care about by breaking down the barriers of distance and time. These solutions are…

Bing is heading to Austin. Let’s meet up!

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SXSW Interactive is quite the experience. If you’ve been there, you know what we’re talking about. If you haven’t been, one way to think about it is like attending a baseball game of a winning team. Crushing crowds, deafening noise, and hype. Lots of it. Die-hards will lament how the experience is no longer about just the game. It’s more of a spectacle than a sport. Too many bobblehead nights…

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent It

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When I’m asked how search needs to change, I often talk about how many new types of data and services need to be incorporated into the results to help you do something rather than just find something.  That means there could be thousands of new businesses created that Bing can tap into in much the same way we use Everyscape for our restaurant interior panoramas, or ParkingFinder.com to help you…

Calling Boston Startups: Bing Hosts Free “Findable and Fundable” Event with Venture Cafe

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I actually grew up in the Boston area (go Red Sox!) so it’s with a collision of nostalgia and a sense of the future becoming reality I now embark on a project as part of the emerging Boston startup scene. Through the kind folks at NERD (don’t you love it when a sexy tech building has the right name?) in Cambridge, Mass. we were introduced to the Cambridge Innovation Center.…

SMX Advanced 2011 in Seattle Kicks Off Today

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SMX Advanced search conference kicks off in Seattle today and we’re proud to be a part of the event. The Bing crew will be out in force speaking across a range of topics from social search, SEO tools and the latest in local and mobile. On Wednesday, Bing’s own Stefan Weitz, will discuss the significance of socializing the web and, by proxy, search, potential implications to user behavior, and share…

Bing bringing #kittehblood and more to Austin for EPIC SXSW WIN

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The Bing team is excited to make our annual pilgrimage to the tech mecca that is SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas.  Harnessing the beehive of community love floating about in the air of 6th Street and beyond, Bing has plenty of activities planned.  To all the geek rockstars descending upon awesome Austin, we hope you can join us.  Here’s the list of our activities. March 12@5:00PM Left Brain Search =…

Bing and Microsoft Advertising at Search Marketing Expo – West 2011: San Jose, March 8-10, 2011

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Today marks the start of SMX West in San Jose.  The Bing and Microsoft Advertising teams are out in force this week covering a breadth of search related topics.  If you’re attending, check out the sessions (listed below) and pay us a visit at Booth #200.  If you can’t make it in person, you can join the conversations happening at #smx on Twitter. Looking forward to the conversation. Aya Zook, Bing TUESDAY, MARCH 8TH…

Bing REDU and the TedActive Education Project

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This week, Bing and REDU are excited to partner with TED to host a mini-think tank with some of the leading minds in education.  The TEDActive Education Project will explore such questions as how we might empower kids to make an impact on education system, and the role of internet and social media in facilitating conversations around education.   The project coincides with the annual TED conference in Long Beach…

Eight cities, eight teachers, one goal – helping kids succeed

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Each of us had a teacher who challenged us to be who we are today.  They pushed us a little harder.  They inspired us to do more.  They believed in our ability to succeed.  To celebrate great teachers and to encourage people to get involved in a teaching across the world, Bing’s REDU initiative has partnered with the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Foundation to help sponsor eight teachers for a…