How are climate changes affecting your location?  Find out with Weather from Microsoft Start.

How are climate changes affecting your location?  Find out with Weather from Microsoft Start.

The new Weather Trends page is a powerful feature which draws on up to 70 years of global weather history. It can help users learn how their recent weather compares with the past by year, month, or even by day. Historical averages and detailed records show how many rainy, snowy, cloudy, or sunny days there typically are this month, and visualization tools such as innovative new pie charts make it easier to understand and compare the data.
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Introducing Deep Search

Introducing Deep Search

Today’s search engines are powerful tools that help us find information on the web, but sometimes they fall short of our expectations. When we have complex, nuanced, or specific questions, we often struggle to find the answers we need. We ourselves know what we’re looking for, but the search engine just doesn’t seem to understand. That's why we created Deep Search, a new Microsoft Bing feature that provides even more relevant...
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Continued AI Innovation in Copilot

Continued AI Innovation in Copilot

Today, in addition to celebrating the first year of Microsoft Copilot, we announced several new Copilot features that are beginning to roll out. We’re excited to give you a more detailed glimpse into some of these features.
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Turing Bletchley v3 - A Vision-Language Foundation Model

Turing Bletchley v3 - A Vision-Language Foundation Model

The Turing team is excited to go into detail on how Turing Bletchley v3, a new multilingual vision-language foundation model, is used across Microsoft products. This model is the latest version of Turing Bletchley -- our series of multilingual multimodal foundation models which understand more than 90 languages. You might already be using Turing Bletchley v3 when searching for images via Bing, and in this post, we will share more details...
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Building the New Bing: Image Creator

Building the New Bing: Image Creator

As we announced earlier this week, with Bing Image Creator you can now turn words into pictures to truly express your imagination, giving you access to infinite image possibilities right from within Bing. A vivid dream, a birthday invitation to fit a unique theme, the new concept you’re trying to land at work. These are personal and specific. These are things that require a unique image to express your unique idea. Even better is that you...
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Building the New Bing

Building the New Bing

A year and a half ago, I wrote an article suggesting that search was far from a solved problem, and that in fact it was poised for a revolution. I suggested that by applying deep learning models and making search more modern and intuitive, we could significantly improve the experience for our users. I’m thrilled to see that we are making a large step forward towards this vision with the recent announcement of the new Bing. We’ve...
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Tapping into Large Language Models with Microsoft’s Turing Academic Program

Tapping into Large Language Models with Microsoft’s Turing Academic Program

The advantages of large language models are undeniable due to the capabilities achieved and opportunities ahead. We must also consider the benefits and potential harms coming via uses of these models. In 2021, we founded the Microsoft Turing Academic Program (MS-TAP) that provides academic teams with access to some of the world's largest language models. The program reflects our belief in the importance of having diverse and talented teams...
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Microsoft Turing Universal Language Representation model, T-ULRv6, tops both XTREME and GLUE leaderboards with a single model

Microsoft Turing Universal Language Representation model, T-ULRv6, tops both XTREME and GLUE leaderboards with a single model

Turing Universal Language Representation Model family (T-ULRv6) has achieved the 1st position on both the Google XTREME and GLUE leaderboards, demonstrating that a single multilingual model can achieve state-of-the-art capabilities in both English and Multilingual understanding tasks. Multilingual technology is not only a technical challenge but also a social responsibility. Therefore, we are committed to democratizing AI by...
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Fast Front-End Performance for Microsoft Bing

Fast Front-End Performance for   Microsoft Bing

The Bing search stack is built for speed at all layers. Fast performance delights users and drives loyalty and engagement. This blog presents the key performance techniques used by Bing’s front-end to deliver and render search results pages with world-class speed.
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Introducing Turing Image Super Resolution: AI powered image enhancements for Microsoft Edge and Bing Maps

Introducing Turing Image Super Resolution: AI powered image enhancements for Microsoft Edge and Bing Maps

The Microsoft Turing team has a new addition to its family of image and language models. The Turing Image Super Resolution model (T-ISR) uses deep learning to deliver the magical “enhance” to any image in the world. It is already being used today to improve the quality of the aerial view in Bing Maps around the globe and is also rolling out in Microsoft Edge to bring its powers to the entire web. See examples of the model in action...
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