Bing takes on eSports this summer

Bing takes on eSports this summer

Bing is ready to help League of Legends and Global Strike fans stay on top of the action going into the summer of 2017. Find schedules, video replays, team and player stats — all on Bing!
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New Bing Search API portfolio now available

New Bing Search API portfolio now available

Starting July 1, the new Bing Search API portfolio is available for purchase as a Microsoft Azure Marketplace offering. The Bing Search API portfolio includes the following three products as part of Microsoft Cognitive Services: Bing Search APIs (including Bing Web Search API, Bing Image Search API, Bing Video Search API, and Bing News Search API), Bing Autosuggest API, and Bing Spell Check API.
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Bing Updates Image Search for Office and Edge

Bing Updates Image Search for Office and Edge

The Bing search team works hard to provide access to all of Bing’s great functionality across many Microsoft applications. And today we’re releasing upgrades to features for Office, Microsoft Edge and Bing that will help you search for the perfect image, as well as explore more about the images you discover.
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Bing brings some of its magic to help you achieve even more with Office 2016

Bing brings some of its magic to help you achieve even more with Office 2016

Bing brings information directly to users where and when they need it across a growing number of Microsoft and third party experiences. We’re pleased to announce the latest Office experiences to benefit from Bing search. Today, Office 2016 has launched and with it comes a new feature designed to help you quickly and easily find what you need to bring your ideas to life: Smart Lookup. Smart Lookup lets you fact-check and learn more about terms...
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Words, Words, Words: Microsoft at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

When spellcheck first became popular, there was somewhat of an elegiacal interlocutory fracas by those who practiced the antediluvian deification of autochthonous language and viewed a deteriorating emphasis on canonical spelling as an almost sacrilegious demarche against the euonym and akin to vivisepulture. After all, who would need to learn how to spell when computers could not only recognize the mistakes but suggest corrections? Might one day...
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Microsoft & RocketSpace: Feeding the Startup Ecosystem

Since launching Bing in 2009, we’ve had to overcome many of the classic challenges facing startups. As a service trying to disrupt a mature space – we appreciate the need to stay nimble, tenacious and creative. As a result, we have an affinity for startups and the innovations, relentless energy and tremendous support coming out of that community. To that end, we recently created the Bing Booster program as a way for us to give back...
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Smart Motion Preview and SafeSearch

One of the things we noticed in looking at how customers use search is the number of times people clicked the Back button in their browser soon after clicking on a search result.  When we dug into this, we found that people who clicked on the Back button quickly often did so because they were disappointed with the page they went to.  We call this ‘destination disappointment.’  We’ve been focused on this...
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