Bing Predicts this year’s American Music Award winners

Bing Predicts this year’s American Music Award winners

This Sunday, November 22, millions of music fans will watch the 43rd Annual American Music Awards, with host Jennifer Lopez. If you’re among this group, head to Bing before the show begins to see the latest information on nominees, details on artists and their songs, and to see if you agree with who Bing predicts will take home the trophy for each category. Here’s a quick overview of the content you’ll discover when you search Bing for AMA...
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Bing adds more tools for developers

Bing adds more tools for developers

From artists to engineers, the Bing team is building a diverse tool-set for creators of all types. Last month, Bing released new tools for musicians. This month, we’re releasing commonly used developer tools to reduce the time and effort it takes to complete certain tasks. Take a look below at some of the handy gadgets available across your devices. Color picker This tool makes the conversion between HSV, RGB, and Hex color codes easier. The Bing...
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Bing rocks two new tools for the everyday musician

Bing rocks two new tools for the everyday musician

Every summer Microsoft hosts a group of highly talented interns from all over the globe. These interns work on projects they’re passionate about – projects that have the potential to make a difference in the lives of millions. This summer, Cassie, now a sophomore at Texas A&M University and flutist, and Olivier, now a junior at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and saxophone player, joined the Bing team as interns.  Both hoped to create...
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Hitting the stores or the all-you-can-eat buffet, Bing makes getting there easy

Hitting the stores or the all-you-can-eat buffet, Bing makes getting there easy

Bing is there for the things that matter this holiday season, from making the dash to the sales where every second counts, to getting you to that cool place you just heard of for some downtime or dinner over the break. We’ve just released a simpler way to find more local information and directions. These new facts at the top of the search page aim to provide simple answers to searches for things like phone numbers for restaurants, the hours of...
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And your most searched on Bing in 2014 were…

And your most searched on Bing in 2014 were…

As 2014 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at the people, moments, and events that shaped 2014. Trends in Bing searches give us a unique view into what mattered most to us throughout the year. Turns out, 2014 was a year full of celebrity star-gazing, sports-spectating, and high-end designers. We’re excited to share some our favorite trends below! For a complete list of Bing search trends from the US and around the world, please visit www...
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Bing vs. NFL Players for Bragging Rights on Thanksgiving

Bing vs. NFL Players for Bragging Rights on Thanksgiving

Over the past few months, Bing has correctly predicted everything from The World Cup to midterm elections, all with uncanny accuracy. Now, we’re turning our attention to the gridiron and arguably the best day for pigskin all year – Thanksgiving. You can check out our predictions below, but Bing isn’t the only member of the Microsoft family getting in on the turkey day fun. For the first time ever, NFL players simulated two of the league’s...
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The Bing homepage goes HD (and some other things you asked for)

The Bing homepage goes HD (and some other things you asked for)

Here on the Bing homepage team, we wake up every day thinking about how we can make the homepage even better, inspired by those of you who visit bing.com each day and take the time to tell us what you think.  Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re adding one of your most requested features — high-definition images — along with several other improvements. High-definition homepages to make your screen shine “Wouldn’t it be...
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Bing predicts the NFL Playoffs

Bing predicts the NFL Playoffs

As we approach the last days of November, we prepare for the annual time-honored tradition of … NFL playoff projections. By the time you’ve finished your turkey on Thanksgiving Day, NFL teams will be planning their final run for prime playoff position in order to maximize their chances of taking home the Lombardi Trophy.  To help you navigate the final full month, Bing Predicts has run simulations to provide our projections for the seeding of the...
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Bing Rewards members can now earn up to 3,000 credits by shopping the Microsoft Store online

Bing Rewards members can now earn up to 3,000 credits by shopping the Microsoft Store online

If you haven’t yet started your holiday shopping, it may just pay you to get going early this year. For a limited time, Bing Rewards members will get bonus credits just by buying certain products in the Microsoft Store online. These offers end November 21, so don’t hang around. Not a Bing Rewards member? No problem, you can join during checkout. Go to www.microsoftstore.com for these deals and more. Bing Rewards members know they already receive...
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We thank all those who served

Today we honor the 22 million men and women among us who have served our country. Every November 11th, we honor and thank our veterans and all those who give so much to protect what we hold dear. Individuals, groups, and businesses everywhere express their gratitude in different ways. Many restaurants mark this day by giving free or discounted meals to veterans and this year we’re making it easier to find participating restaurants when you...
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