Summer Games: Bing Predicts Must-Watch Events For This Weekend

Summer Games: Bing Predicts Must-Watch Events For This Weekend

Every four years, fans from all over the world tune into the Summer Games and watch in awe as athletes from around the globe challenge the limits of what the human body can do. From Usain Bolt’s double-triple in 2012, to Michael Phelps’ medal-winning record, the Summer Games have provided more than its fair share of jaw-dropping, seat-gripping moments. The Bing team wants to make sure you don’t miss the Games’ most...
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Bing To Use Location for RTBF

Bing To Use Location for RTBF

Bing has expanded the scope of our Right to be Forgotten (RTBF) filtering in Europe. In the past, when Bing accepted an RTBF request, the URL would be delisted from all applicable European versions of Bing (such as Bing.fr, Bing.de, Bing.co.uk) for searches of the requestor’s name.   Going forward, in addition to this practice, Bing will also use location-based signals (e.g., IP addresses) to delist the relevant URL on all...
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Bing Predicts eSports: Dota 2’s The International 2016

Bing Predicts eSports: Dota 2’s The International 2016

Bing Predicts is expanding into eSports predictions, starting with one of the biggest tournaments of the year: Dota® 2’s The International 2016. Our predictions are live now and you are welcome to check them. Competitive video gaming, aka eSports, has taken the world by storm in the past few years. Video games have become not only something to play, but also to watch. In early 2014, Twitch.tv, streaming platform for video games...
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Don’t Miss a Moment of the Summer Games with Bing

Don’t Miss a Moment of the Summer Games with Bing

With so many events, athletes and participating nations, how do you decide which events to watch? How do you know what moments you should prioritize when so many activities are happening at once in Rio? How can you anticipate which events are must-see, stop-what-you’re-doing worthy? Bing has the answer.
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Bing Explores the 2016 National Conventions

Bing Explores the 2016 National Conventions

Next week the National Conventions commence which means we’ve officially hit the home stretch of this year’s unforgettable election season. The Conventions lend themselves to a series of information needs: Who will be speaking, why the conventions are so important to the fate of the election, who will the VPs be and what is the climate in the conventions arenas themselves.
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New Bing Search API portfolio now available

New Bing Search API portfolio now available

Starting July 1, the new Bing Search API portfolio is available for purchase as a Microsoft Azure Marketplace offering. The Bing Search API portfolio includes the following three products as part of Microsoft Cognitive Services: Bing Search APIs (including Bing Web Search API, Bing Image Search API, Bing Video Search API, and Bing News Search API), Bing Autosuggest API, and Bing Spell Check API.
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Learn, earn, and have fun with three new experiences on Bing

Learn, earn, and have fun with three new experiences on Bing

Who doesn’t love a trivia challenge or a flash poll on a hot-button issue? According to Social Media Today’s survey of 2016 content marketing trends, consumers love to engage with quizzes, games, and polls. In fact, quizzes and polls were the most-shared content type on Facebook in 2015.
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Bing Predicts: Pro Basketball Draft

Bing Predicts: Pro Basketball Draft

Bing Predicts returns to estimate where the best amateur basketball players will call home next season. Three of the largest market teams, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Boston, won the drawing for the top-three lottery slots for 2016. And each is rewarded with strong amateur talent to draw from, as we describe below.
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Bing Predicts: Election Primaries Recap

Bing Predicts: Election Primaries Recap

Bing Predicts kicked off the 2016 elections with the goal of providing user insight, starting with the primary season across all states and territories. Through all primaries, the model’s accuracy was 82 out of 98, or 84 percent. The following discussion analyzes more deeply how Bing Predicts did over the primary season. In addition to predicting a single winner for each state, Bing Predicts also estimated the delegate assignments and kept a...
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Bing helps publishers expand their reach

Bing helps publishers expand their reach

In the era of push notifications and shared posts, publishers face constant pressure to get their content discovered and in front of as many readers as possible. To support the publishing community in a way that delivers on our users’ needs, we are launching the Bing News PubHub, a portal that enables more publishers to submit their news websites. Verified publishers—big or small, international or local—will reach Bing users with...
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