Confessions of a Data Addict

My name is Andrea and I am a data addict. I admit it – I prefer data driven decisions over gut feeling. I have spent the last three years with the Online Services Division working with Audience data. Audience data is that data that we term as everything after the click. It is the data that takes all the page views and clicks and translates into what our ‘audience’ likes and does not like. One of the things I take great pride in,...
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Louise Cassell asks...."Who Says We Don't Have Fun?"

  Hello Bing Jobs Blog readers! I’m Louise Cassell, a new contributor to Bing Jobs blog, who recently joined the Online Services Division after nearly five years as a Staffing Consultant with Windows Phone. It’s been an exciting and eye-open past few months as I’ve learned more about our business, the exciting projects on the horizon and the talent we’ll need to help us bring those projects from idea to real products...
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Bing Webmaster Tools Fall Updates

We've spent the better part of a year now hitting the shows, running surveys and holding focus groups. Along with the information we captured direct from the webmaster community through those sources, there is the daily flow of inbound suggestions and, yes, items needing to be fixed, that we can draw insights from. Today we're rolling out the latest features and updates, most of which come directly from user feedback.  You spoke...
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Bing Webmaster Tools Fall Updates

We’ve spent the better part of a year now hitting the shows, running surveys and holding focus groups. Along with the information we captured direct from the webmaster community through those sources, there is the daily flow of inbound suggestions and, yes, items needing to be fixed, that we can draw insights from. Now, just in time for the holidays, we’re rolling out the latest features and updates, most of which come directly from...
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Making Search Less Lonely

  Microsoft Newscenter posted an interesting interview with Sean Suchter  who heads up our social search team on the Silicon Valley Campus as well as two of his team members Paul Yiu and Tim Harrington. The three share their perspectives on the challenges and possibilities for search to evolve with increasingly social nature of the the Web as well as their thoughts on life in general. Head over to Microsoft Newscenter to read the...
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Featuring Chris Hanaoka from MSG

My name is Chris Hanaoka and I lead software development for the infrastructure organization that powers Microsoft’s online services. Talk about a dream job! I’m surrounded by really, really smart people that I get to learn from every day. I have the opportunity to contribute to cutting edge technology. Everything is at an insanely massive scale. And I get to build solutions that I’m proud of!   Our team is called...
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NEW DATE FOR OUR EVENT: “Invent the Future with Qi Lu – Come Join Our Bing Team”

  Bing will be hosting a recruiting event in Sydney, Australia the week of January 30th thru February 3rd, 2012 to recruit top talent from all over Australia and neighboring countries and our focus will be: Software Development Engineer (SDE) Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Program Managers UX Designers with Portfolios All experienced levels who are interested in relocating to the U.S. At this time, we are looking to hire...
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Bing for Mobile Goes HTML5

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 than tightly binding...
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Kickin' off Movember

Well, its day 1 in Movember and I’m off to a smooth start… And while watching this crazy show of growing mustaches will be fun, let’s not forget there’s a serious side to this effort.  The goal isn’t merely to grow a cool handlebar, but to raise awareness and donations for Movember to pass along to charities such as Livestrong. This month, formerly known as November, is dedicated to growing moustaches and...
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Cooking Guru Ellie Krieger Joins #BingIt to Help You Make Healthy Holiday Dish Decisions

It’s November which means the holidays are already upon us! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we’ll be hosting a #BingIt Twitter event with America’s favorite healthy cooking expert Ellie Krieger. Krieger is a Registered Dietician, New York Times’ best-selling author (her latest book “Comfort Food Fix” came out on October 17th) and host of “Healthy Appetite” on The Cooking Channel. Ellie...
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