Watch The Hangover Part II Red Carpet Event Live on Facebook.com/Bing

This week we rolled out a new set of features that help you make better decisions by delivering a more personalized search experience based on the opinions of your friends on Facebook. In that spirit, we are pleased to be a part of the sequel to the most popular “friend” comedy of all-time: The Hangover Part II. Bing will be covering the premiere live on the red carpet from Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood and you’re...
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Facebook Friends Now Fueling Faster Decisions on Bing

At Bing, our mission is to help you make faster, more informed decisions. We designed a new way to experience search, focusing on great design, task completion, instant answers, and vertical categories like shopping and travel to help you make decisions faster. While we’ve made great strides in these areas, there is a huge opportunity for improvement. Today, search remains largely driven by facts and links – we think it’s time to...
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Direct, Decide and Win: Bing Announces Winner of Xtranormal Film Festival Contest

We recently teamed with Xtranormal to give people a shot at fame and fortune. Aspiring film makers were invited to visit: http://www.xtranormal.com/bing/ and create a 2 minute (or under) video highlighting the theme “decisions” across three genres: horror, action and romance. Our goal at Bing is to help you make informed decisions and this contest highlighted a whole new look at decisions. Last night at the Tribeca Film Festival in New...
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Bing it on Firefox 4

A few weeks ago, we celebrated the launch of Internet Explorer 9 and highlighted how you can get the most out of Bing on the world’s most popular browser. In our quest to make Bing super easy to use from any browser, last October we announced our work with Mozilla to make Bing one of the default search engine choices in Firefox 4.  Today we are proud to showcase the work we’ve done with Mozilla to make it easier to use Bing on...
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Bing Feature Update: Discover city attractions before you go

Planning a trip?  With Bing’s new attractions pages you can find everything you’re looking for in one spot.   Bing pulls together details on top city attractions like the Space Needle or the Smithsonian so you can quickly find the information you’re looking for.  Everything you need to plan your excursion – including reviews, events and photos – are now in one place. To ensure you have up-to...
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Internet Explorer 9 unleashes a more beautiful web

Today, our friends on the Internet Explorer team released the latest version of the world’s most used browser, Internet Explorer 9. Please join us in wishing them a heartfelt congrats! Over 40 million people downloaded the Beta version of IE9 and already 250 top sites and over 1000  other partners from around the globe have taken advantage of IE9 capabilities to deliver differentiated experiences to their customers. Internet...
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Bing and MSN Entertainment roll out the red carpet for the Golden Globes

Will Black Swan take best picture?   Will Glee beat Modern Family? Did Ricky Gervais just say that? On Sunday, Hollywood’s brightest stars will swarm the 68th Golden Globes Ceremony to find out the who will take home the globe. For those of you who can’t make it, Bing and MSN Entertainment are rolling out the red carpet to help you get the most out of the show. Golden Globe Instant Answer Simply search for “Golden...
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Help Build a Better Speller: MSR and Bing announce Speller Challenge to researchers and students

Bing and Microsoft Research are enlisting the help of researchers and students from around the world to take part in the Speller Challenge. We are all familiar with the experience of search engines providing results based on a common misspelling or typo: This technique, called Spelling alteration, is the predominant way for search engines to translate typing errors, alternative spellings, and synonyms with the goal of providing the best results...
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Bing's Fall Update: More Helpful, Local, Social and Mobile

Today we spent some time in San Francisco to talk with people about the latest release of Bing which is rolling out in the coming weeks. We love getting the opportunity to share what we’re up to and talk about what’s next for search in general and for Bing in particular. There are a number of links below that detail the features going live in the coming days. I encourage you to read the posts, try the product and please let us know...
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Tweet your favorite thing about Bing to win a new Windows Phone!

Last month, we finally got our hands on the elegant, intuitive Windows Phone 7.  The experience spans the common things we all need to get done every day.  Not surprisingly, what excites us most is what the team has done with Bing on Windows Phone 7.    Now we want to hear from you!   Tweet what you love about Bing to @Bing to enter to win a Windows Phone 7, Samsung Focus available on the ATT Network.  Just include...
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