Bing App joins the AMP open-source effort

Bing App joins the AMP open-source effort

From the start, the Bing App (voted #5 of top 100 iPhone apps of 2016 by PC Magazine) has been designed to help you “find” and “do” faster, wherever the information is needed. With best-in-class news search and browse experiences, the Bing app helps you search for the latest news topics, accessible on the Bing homepage, on the search results page, and on the news vertical page.
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Announcing the developer preview for Bing’s new Search APIs

Announcing the developer preview for Bing’s new Search APIs

The Bing team knows that developers want solutions that are easy to understand, simple to implement, and can make their apps and experiences smarter and more engaging for end users. We have created this next-generation of search APIs based on feedback from developers, partners and customers and would like to invite all developers to try them out.
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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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Search and Taxes

Let’s face it, unless you are an accountant or work for the IRS, tax season probably isn’t a time of year you look forward to. In fact, a recent survey by Bing and Impulse Research revealed that one in four people would rather clean their house from top to bottom than file their taxes. While it’s not one of people’s favorite things to do, taxes is one of the most commonly searched topics, with spikes for tax-related...
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Bing Apps Released for Windows Phone 8

Back in October we launched a collection of Bing Apps for Windows 8 including News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Travel, and Maps. The apps provide you with gorgeous, comprehensive and customizable experiences powered by Bing that showcase world class content from leading outlets. Today we are bringing many of those experiences to Windows Phone 8 users around the world*. Let’s take a look at what’s included. Bing News –Want to...
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Bing on Windows Phone 8 gets new look, features

Coming soon, Bing will roll out a set of global updates for Windows Phone 8 similar to recent upgrades we’ve made to Bing.com on Android and iOS.  With this release, we’re excited to provide people with more info they need on their mobile device, including additional instant answers and  Snapshot entity information.  Check out the guest blog post below from our Windows Phone counterparts to learn more. – The Bing...
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Better Search Arriving with Windows 8.1

Over the past couple of years, we’ve been lucky enough to work with product teams across Microsoft to include the capabilities of Bing in some of our most exciting products. Whether Xbox, Windows Phone, Office or Windows 8, we’ve begun a journey to make it easier to find the stuff you are looking for and take action on your favorite Microsoft devices. Today we take another important step in that journey, as the Windows team took the...
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Evolving Search on Facebook

Almost two-and-a-half years ago, Bing and Facebook started down a path to make search more social. We both firmly believed that people possess the keys to unlock a world of knowledge previously inaccessible via traditional search. There was increasingly an opportunity to improve discovery on the web by giving people an easy way to use their friends as a “search signal.” Even before we started making search more social with...
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8 Ways to Search on Windows 8: Start and Search Charm

Windows 8 is here and we couldn’t be more excited. In fact we’re so excited, we’re kicking off a series in which we’ll showcase 8 ways to use Bing on Windows 8. Check back here on Wednesdays and Thursdays, to see how we’ve reimagined search to be fast, fluid and built for touch. To “start” things off, check out how search is baked right into Windows 8. From the start screen simply start typing to quickly...
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Bing Search Quality Insights: Whole Page Relevance

Dr. Jan Pedersen, Chief Scientist for Core Search at Bing If you compared the results you see with Bing today with those of our search product five years ago, at first glance they might seem similar – ten blue links presented with text summaries. However, if you look closer you would see some important differences. The first thing you would notice is that many of the queries you perform today produce excellent results that would have simply...
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