Finding an Address for the Next Wave of Innovators

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In places like Johannesburg and Rio, millions of people live in shantytowns and favelas – homes that literally don’t show up on the map. Less than one percent of these major urban settlements have been mapped. While these people may not have formal addresses they are not sitting on the sidelines of technology. For instance, smartphone penetration in Brazil is estimated to be up 34% year over year. At Bing,…

Page Zero: A Deep Dive

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At Bing, our central mission is to help you spend less time searching and more time getting things done. To that end, we are in a constant state of experimentation looking for new ways to close the gap between the search you enter and the task you’re trying to get done. Whether it’s researching a vacation destination or buying a new watch, our goal is to figure out what you’re…

8 Ways to Search on Windows 8: The Travel App

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We’re back with our 6thinstallment of 8 ways to search on Windows 8. Today we’re going to delve into The Travel app which lets you explore more than 3,000 destinations from all over the world. The Travel App brings together everything you need to plan your next trip including in-depth articles, attraction information, maps, weather conditions, breathtaking images, immersive 360 degree panoramas, and much more. The travel app not only…

8 Ways to Search on Windows 8: The Sports App

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We’re back again today with another of our favorite ways to experience Bing on Windows 8: The Sports App. The Sports app is your sports companion. Designed for true fans, you can follow the leagues, teams, and players that you care most about. Swipe through the app to get an overview of the top sports headlines, live scores, schedules, standings, extensive statistics and much more. Want to keep track of…

Bing on Windows Phone

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A few weeks ago, we took the wraps off of Bing on Windows Phone 8, designed from the ground up to keep you closer to what matters most by helping you search less and do more while you’re on the go. You can watch Stefan demo some of our favorite features in the following video: // Bing Explore: New to Windows Phone 8, you can now easily swipe the Bing…

8 Ways to Search on Windows 8: The Weather App Powered by Bing

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Last week we kicked off our series of posts highlighting 8 ways you can search on Windows 8. Today we’re back with an app that is sure to become an indispensable part of your day: The Weather App powered by Bing. With Windows 8, you are a tap away from knowing if you need to pack an umbrella or can leave it home. The Weather app offers a beautiful preview…

8 Ways to Search on Windows 8: Start and Search Charm

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Windows 8 is here and we couldn’t be more excited. In fact we’re so excited, we’re kicking off a series in which we’ll showcase 8 ways to use Bing on Windows 8. Check back here on Wednesdays and Thursdays, to see how we’ve reimagined search to be fast, fluid and built for touch. To “start” things off, check out how search is baked right into Windows 8. From the start…

Viva la Human Revolution

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At Bing we are always looking for ways to do a better job building a product that can help you do more, achieve more, and feel more confident about your outcomes.   As we sit and dream up the next big set of things we can build to help in this quest, something has kept nagging at us.  Namely that too many of the things we see being built today in…

Lifelens to Bring Malaria Treatment to the Masses with Windows Phone and Bing Maps

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On Friday, four teams from around the world were informed that they had won a $75,000 grant to propel their Imagine Cup ideas and prototypes to the next level. One of the winners was Lifelens a distributed team that developed an innovative and cost effective way to identify malaria in patients living in remote and underserved areas. Lifelens is a point-of-care tool to diagnose malaria using an augmented Windows Phone…

Bing for Mobile Goes HTML5

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Today, we’re excited to announce the next step in the evolution of Bing for Mobile, with the release of the new Bing for Mobile app for iPhone and Android (coming soon to more devices). Today’s update uses HTML5 to blend the mobile browse experience with the app experience so you get a consistent and fast mobile search experience whether you’re using m.bing.com from your browser or the Bing app. Rather…