Microsoft and NCAA Announce 2016 NCAA Tournament Game Plan

Microsoft and NCAA Announce 2016 NCAA Tournament Game Plan

Since we began Bing Predicts in 2014, we’ve made lots of predictions around some of the most important cultural moments. Today, we’re announcing that we’ll be partnering once again with the NCAA to build off the great work we did with them last year, and expand our ability to deliver Bing predictions to passionate college basketball fans. Together with the NCAA, Bing is creating the NCAA® March Madness® bracket experience.
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Ride Search Wave into Election Data & See Super Tuesday Bing Predictions

Ride Search Wave into Election Data & See Super Tuesday Bing Predictions

Tomorrow is Super Tuesday and a big day for presidential candidates, with each party holding 11 state primaries and caucuses– the most on a single day during this campaign. This also concludes the initial phase of primaries. In the past 20 years, the victor of Super Tuesday eventually moved on to secure their respective party’s presidential nomination. So the pressure is on as candidates vie for votes. Bing Predicts has crunched the...
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Find Your Oscar Nominee Look-Alike

Find Your Oscar Nominee Look-Alike

Do you know which celebrity you most resemble? We do! Even better, we know which Oscar nominated celebrity you look most like based on our new Bing image search experience, CelebsLike.me. This fun feature is now part of Bing’s Guide to the Academy Awards®, which already includes nominees and predicted winners, a printable ballot, quizzes, and more. You can access CelebsLike.me from the Academy Award guide, or go straight to the site...
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Bing Presents Your Guide to the Academy Awards

Bing Presents Your Guide to the Academy Awards

With the 2016 Academy Awards® less than two weeks away, the Bing team debuts a new and exciting experience with everything you need to fully prepare yourself for the biggest night in Hollywood. As the most-searched awards show among Bing users, we know many of you are on the hunt for the list of nominees, red carpet fashion, top trending moments, winners and more. To help you find the content you care about, plus some fun surprises, we&rsquo...
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Thank you for inspiring us!

Thank you for inspiring us!

With Valentine’s Day this Sunday, now seems like the perfect time to share our appreciation for you, our Bing users. You inspire us to create great experiences, and we have you to thank for our continued growth. In the last few years, we’ve had the opportunity to meet with many of you face-to-face, over the phone and online. We got to know more about you and the things you’re passionate about during our year-long, multi-city...
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Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Reservations and Gift Ideas

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Reservations and Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is one more great excuse to shower others with love, whether that’s a significant other, your kids or a close friend. At Bing, we see the largest spike in Valentine’s Day related searches three days prior to the holiday, which can be stressful trying to find last minute gift ideas and reservations. To help, Bing has curated relevant content so you can spend less time searching and more time making the day...
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Math Beyond the Madness: Bing Predicts on AreWeIn.net

Math Beyond the Madness: Bing Predicts on AreWeIn.net

Three weeks ago, we launched the site Are We In?, which gives you the latest status for whether your favorite college basketball team will or won’t make the tournament. Early feedback has been positive, and some users had questions around the insight for how probabilities match with our projections. In this blog we’ll describe in more detail the numbers and use visualizations from the newly-released Power BI “Publish to Web&rdquo...
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Bing analyzes the New Hampshire Democratic debate

Bing analyzes the New Hampshire Democratic debate

Earlier this week, Bing launched the Primaries 2016 experience to provide users a timeline, real-time results and predictions for state primaries and caucuses. The primaries tracker joins the Bing Political Index (BPI), Candidate Trends, and the other features of the Bing Elections experience to provide a simple yet powerful view of the candidates and issues. To complement our online experience, Bing Predicts analyzed public reaction to the fifth...
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Bing iPhone and Android apps get major updates, new money saving tools

Bing iPhone and Android apps get major updates, new money saving tools

The Bing App for the iPhone is now available for Android phones. This new app brings together the information you need, connected to the apps you trust, to help you “find” and “do” faster and easier than ever before. The new Android app gives you the ability to get snapshots of information, available on-tap and in-context, while using other apps. We’re also launching new features for both the iPhone and Android apps...
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Bing Predicts Grammy and British Academy Film Awards Winners

Bing Predicts Grammy and British Academy Film Awards Winners

A month into the new year means we’re already a month into award season. If you’ve been following along, last month the Bing Predicts team kicked things off with nominees and predictions for the Golden Globe® Awards, accurately predicting the winners of several categories, including Best Motion Picture – Comedy, Best Actress and Actor for a Drama, and Best Animated Film. Also in January, we shared the list of winners for the...
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