Introducing Visually Rich and Highly Informative Weather Answers

Introducing Visually Rich and Highly Informative Weather Answers

Winter is an especially critical time for checking weather reports, and even more important if you’re the type that likes to hit the slopes. That’s why Bing has just released two new experiences designed to help you navigate every day weather, as well as check the latest snowfall on your favorite ski resort.
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It's game time on Bing Maps

It's game time on Bing Maps

Are you one of the lucky few to be heading to Phoenix for the Big Game? If so, we have some new Bing Maps that will help you navigate your way to, in and around University of Phoenix Stadium. Even if you’ll be watching the game from the comfort of your living room or your favorite sports bar, these new map features give a preview of the venue before the game. Let us show you to your seats Navigating a large venue like University of Phoenix Stadium...
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New Features and Cities Added to the Bing Maps Apps for Windows 8

Back in December, we rolled out the Bing Maps Preview app for Windows 8.1. The app introduced a new way to explore the world in glorious 3D, more personal features and a streamlined design to help you get more done. In the past 6 months, we have been listening to feedback from around the world and today we’re announcing major updates to both the Maps and the Bing Maps Preview app, available for download in the Windows Store (preview and map app...
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Bing Maps Preview Arrives on Windows 8.1

A first step in introducing a new way to explore the world, the Bing Maps Preview app hits the Windows Store today. Built from the ground up for clarity, detail and scale, the app provides a seamless and dynamic way to experience mapping. To ensure we have the highest quality imagery possible, we’re showcasing a focused list of over 70 cities from around the world so you can get a glimpse of what’s to come.  Bing Maps Preview...
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Windows 8 App Refresh

Back in October we launched six Bing Apps for Windows 8 including News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Maps and Travel to help you explore your world with a set of immersive vertical experiences.  The apps were designed from the ground up to embrace speed and touch providing you with a fast, fluid and consistent way to delve into your interests and get things done. Starting today we are rolling out a significant set of updates across the apps that...
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8 Ways to Search on Windows 8: The Maps App

We’re back with an app that will be your go-to app when plotting your day The Maps app powered by Bing Maps. The Maps app makes it easy to find the places you’re looking for and helps you get there faster. Quickly pinpoint locations, get directions, see traffic conditions and more— all designed to be easily navigable with touch. Publish The first thing you’ll notice when you fire up the Maps app on Windows 8 is that your...
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Bing Apps on Windows 8 Now Available Worldwide

Windows 8 is here. Starting today people all over the world* can experience Bing in a brand new way. We’ve completely reimagined search for Windows 8, including the Bing app for web and image search and the new Bing apps designed specifically for Travel, Weather, Maps, News, Finance and Sports. // Read More

Bing for Mobile Browse Gets More Social

Today we unveiled an update to Bing for Mobile Browse (m.bing.com), which includes a number of new features to help you make faster, more informed decisions while on the go. Today’s updates make it easier to share on Facebook, access news, see local listings and directions in one view, reference past searches and view trending topics.   Let’s take a closer look at some of the new features: Share on Facebook – Easily...
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Picture the Impossible (with RIT, Democrat and Chronicle and Bing)!

What if, for a few months this fall, your town/neighborhood changed – became the site of three warring factions, each striving to gain eminence, each with people they are trying to protect? And even the newspaper was not immune to their petty rivalries and challenges? What if you were invited to join one of the factions, to match wits with others in a secret society as slowly, slowly streets you thought you knew well and objects you pass...
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Search is a Love Problem

I first had the idea for this post a few years ago, when Google’s April Fool’s Day prank was to define love as a search problem and talked about how Google Romance was going to find you the person of your dreams.   We wish! (Although, at one time it DID work for Rory). But anyway, it got me thinking about Search and Community, and now that I’ve been on the Live Search team for a year I have more I can say.   So...
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