Microsoft and Twitter have renewed a deal to include tweets in Bing search results, both through the social search and on the main search.
Microsoft says it “went back to the drawing board” with its struggling search engine, tweaking its back end, adding new features and updating its visual look in hopes that it will better compete with Google.
Microsoft has launched its Bing for Schools initiative, a program that offers ad-free and more secure Bing search to students and, as a bonus for using Bing, free Surface RT tablets as well.
It’s a busy day for Windows Phone users, as Microsoft has rolled out four new Bing apps for the OS, while Nokia is pushing out an update to add call and text blocking to Lumia devices.
Bing for Windows Phone 8 is getting a plethora of new features and improvements in an upcoming update, such as richer and streamlined search results, quicker at-a-glance info, and more.
Microsoft has rolled out improvements to Windows Phone voice recognition, using the work of Geoffrey Hinton, the founder of Google-acquired DNNresearch.
Over the past weeks, Microsoft has been giving a lot of support to the latest Star Trek film, and now it has added secret phrases to Bing, which will make the search engine do some cool things.
AV-Test, which is an independent Internet security group, says that the search engine Bing and Russia’s Yandex are far more likely to send a person to a malicious website than most other search engines available.
While we might still be a few weeks away from the arrival of 2013 Bing, Microsoft's search engine, has come up with its list of top search terms across 19 categories; and yes there are people who actually use Bing.
Don't be surprised if your newly purchased BlackBerry devices are loaded with Microsoft Bing as the default search engine. Well, that is only because Research in Motion and Microsoft have recently announced the collaboration to bring the search engine to the BlackBerry platform.
Microsoft is planning to launch the Streetside feature of their Bing map service in Germany, competing head on with Google's Streetview. If everything goes well, the service could be up this coming summer.
In the next round of the highly-anticipated battle between Microsoft and Google, it appears that both IT giants will be taking the fight over to where it really counts: the social media field. And with Google already having drawn first blood with an update to its social search, what does Microsoft have up its sleeves