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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Want to be an authority? Here’s how…

Everyone wants to be an authority.  Everyone wants to be acknowledged for their, well, knowledge.  Everyone wants the increased ranking and traffic that comes when an engine sees you as an authoritative resource.  But so few actually plan a path to success, thinking instead that blasting everything they find across Twitter and auto-following everyone will boost their numbers and get them recognized as an authority. Let’s take...
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Schema, Sitemaps and ‘staches: What do they have in common?

You’re thinking I’ve lost my mind.  There’s no way there could possibly be a common element between schema.org and moustaches.  There’s no way facial hair and sitemaps could comingle.  “He’s gone stark, ‘shaving’ mad!” Well guess again folks.  It’s 2011, we’re an advanced, tech-savvy industry and we’ve just discovered a way to mix moustaches, money...
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Bing can add rich geospatial capabilities to your career

My name is Harish Jayanti – I am a development manager on the Bing Platforms team. I have been in Microsoft since 1997, building large-scale web services for Encarta.com, Virtual Earth/Bing Maps, and now Bing Platforms.   The Bing Platforms team’s mission is to “accelerate the Bing team” by building the platforms for relevance and feature work, taking care of performance, scalability, cost, and runtime constraints. The...
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Introducing Firefox with Bing

  Last year, we worked with Mozilla to add Bing as a search option that ships with Firefox. Since that time, you have told us to make it even easier to use Bing in Firefox. So today we’re teaming with Mozilla to release Firefox with Bing, a version of the popular Web browser that includes default search settings for Bing. Now Firefox users who are Bing enthusiasts can use Firefox with Bing to use the Web the way they want without...
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Help People Decide What to Be This Halloween by Sharing Your Best Halloween Costume with @Bing

With Halloween right around the corner, people are racking their brains to come up with creative costume ideas. Well, we want to help those folks find some inspiration so we’re inviting you to share your best Halloween costumes with @Bing. Simply tell us your all-time best costume and we will give five lucky respondents a $100 Amazon gift card for sharing. Today (October 25th), we will be tweeting a question from the @Bing Twitter handle...
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The Bald Hiker and @Fareologist Join #BingIt: Travelling for Less This Holiday Season

Paul Steele, author of popular travel blog, Bald Hiker, is an internationally recognized expert on the art of travel. Paul joined Twitter three years ago and has amassed an active and engaged audience who follow along as he shares his adventures in real-time. From his hikes and charity mountain climbs throughout the world, Paul is continuously sharing his personal views with like-minded adventurers as they happen. In other words, Paul is the...
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