Buy, hold or sell? Bing Finance can help you decide!

Since the launch of Bing, we’ve partnered with experts to bring you the best search results and help you make more informed decisions. Whether it’s Facebook and Twitter for the best social search experience, Kayak for comprehensive travel results or Fansnap for quick access to event tickets, our goal is to help you find what you’re looking for more quickly and help you make better decisions. Today we’re excited to extend...
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Updates to Our Road Map Style

Updates to Our Road Map Style

If you have looked at a Bing map in the last 24 hours you might have noticed a few new things about our road map style. The result is a new style designed to communicate more important information at a glance.
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A new user interface for Bing Maps

A new user interface for Bing Maps

Over the past few months, we’ve been testing some enhancements to the Bing Maps interface that we’re excited to now make available for everyone. The most apparent changes are to our task and navigation controls, where—based on your feedback—we’ve made it easier to find the most common actions to complete your task at hand. 
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Bing for iPad Update: Searching Without a Search Box

<Visiting from an iPad? Click here for an optimized version of this blog post: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=223315 > In April we released Bing for iPad and needless to say, we were humbled by the positive response we received. In the first three months, we had more than 5,000 ratings in the App Store and an average score of 4.7 stars (out of five stars). But what we really liked was all the great feedback on areas to improve and...
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Webmaster Tools updates: expanded sitemap files types, new language coverage and more

While Bing Webmaster Tool users have been enjoying the latest features such as crawl control and user management announced in early June at SMX Advanced as part of the Honey Badger update, behind the scenes we’ve been working on the next round of improvements for the tools. The focus of the improvements released late last week are across a few main areas: Sitemaps Communication Internationalization Expanded navigation Sitemap file type...
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Photosynth App Update and Best of Bing Maps Summer Xbox & Kinect Contest

Capture the sights of summer and share them with friends using the updated Photosynth app, available in iTunes today (http://www.itunes.com/apps/photosynth )! We listened to the 3,500,000 people who downloaded the first version of the app and added some of the most requested features: email, simplified sharing, and exploration of great panoramas by other users. To celebrate the launch of these new features, we’re even awarding Xbox360 with...
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Bing Maps Unveils Exclusive High Res Imagery with Global Ortho Project

Today, we’re excited to share with our blog readers that the Bing Maps team has updated the Bing Maps World Tour application. The Tour now showcases 153 locations where Bing Maps features new outstanding high-resolution aerial imagery that is being captured and published as part of our Bing Maps Global Ortho imagery program. Using the application, you can view the new aerial imagery through an automated “slide show” mode or...
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Share the Likes: Celebrate Your Trusted Friends with Bing and Win

When it comes to making decisions, you’ve always trusted your friends to steer you in the right direction. Now we’re making it easy to bring your Facebook friends with you while you’re using Bing. Whether it’s helping you decide where to eat or what not to wear, your trusted friends are always there to help you out.  

World IPv6 Day – Next Generation of Internet was successfully tested!

Reposted from the Official Microsoft Blog World IPv6 Day took place on June 8, 2011 and was a resounding success. IPv6 is the next generation of the Internet Protocol, and defines how computers communicate and address each other across networks. The current version of the Internet Protocol, IPv4, is not able to support the growing number of devices connected to the Internet. This concern, amongst other issues, is driving the Internet to upgrade...
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Winners Announced: “Friends Don’t Let Friends Decide Alone” Twitter Giveaway

Congratulations to the winners of the “Friends Don’t Let Friends Decide Alone” Twitter Giveaway! On June 1st, we gave $100 towards a night out with friends to 5 lucky @bing followers. All they had to do was tweet a reply to a question asking what decisions they make with their friends. That, along with the inclusion of the #decisions hashtag, put them in the running. The 5 lucky winners were @zcondren, @VectoringMomma...
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