Introducing Social Login for Bing Webmaster Tools

Introducing Social Login for Bing Webmaster Tools

We are excited to begin the first phase of the global roll out of social login to webmaster tools on Friday, February 9th to webmasters in the United States. On May 22nd, we continued the roll out of social login to webmasters in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions, and the feature is now available globally.
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Toward a More Intelligent Search: Bing Multi-Perspective Answers

Toward a More Intelligent Search: Bing Multi-Perspective Answers

In December, we launched several new Intelligent Answers that go beyond the traditional Q&A style of search and offer answers to more complicated questions. We received so much interest in providing multiple perspectives to an answer, that we wanted to share more details on how it came about and what we are doing to make it possible.
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SDKs Now Available for Latest Bing Search APIs

We are pleased to announce preview availability of SDKs for the Cognitive Services - Bing Search APIs. Currently available as REST APIs, the Bing APIs v7 now have SDKs in four languages: C#, Java, Node.js, and Python. These SDKs include offerings such as Bing Web Search, Bing Image Search, Bing Custom Search, Bing News Search, Bing Video Search, Bing Entity Search, and Bing Spell Check.
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Announcing the Bing Maps Fleet Tracker Solution

Announcing the Bing Maps Fleet Tracker Solution

We are pleased to announce the availability of our complete asset tracking solution for small fleets — Bing Maps Fleet Tracker. The solution includes the Azure based backend of services and storage, a web interface for tracking assets, and client code for Android phones.
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FIT and hhpberlin Build Life-Saving Fire Safety Solution with Bing Maps

FIT and hhpberlin Build Life-Saving Fire Safety Solution with Bing Maps

Partners combine Augmented Reality and Digital mapping to create a life-saving application on Windows Azure. This Interview with the Fichtner IT Consulting (FIT) architects explains how they enable rapid information sharing to provide first responders with up to the minute logistical details during rescue operations.
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Bing Custom Search API helps you build your own ads free search engine

It’s a little over 6 weeks since we made the Bing Custom Search API generally available. We are excited to see the applications our partners are building and are overwhelmed with the response we are receiving. If you haven’t tried Bing Custom Search API yet, go to the Search Quality Insights blog for the step-by-step process of
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Intelligent Product Search and Recommendations for Fashion Retail

The ranking techniques used in Bing Ads can help fashion retailers display beautiful product ads in a cost-effective way which may also be more relevant for shoppers. By working with a prominent fashion retail partner to apply these techniques, these techniques provided a 5.9% increase in the partner's click through rates (number of times a product is clicked over the number of times it is shown) These techniques can be extended beyond basic...
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Geocoding and Routing improvements added to Bing Maps

Geocoding and Routing improvements added to Bing Maps

Geocoding and Routing are core services in mapping platforms. Today, the Bing Maps team is happy to announce improved algorithms and increased coverage support for these services, which also directly improve the coverage of many of the new Bing Maps Fleet Management APIs, such as the Isochrone and Distance Matrix APIs which rely on routing data.
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