Microsoft updates Bing’s video search; adds larger, easier-to-identify features

By on June 22, 2015 at 1:56 PM.

Microsoft updates Bing’s video search; adds larger, easier-to-identify features

Microsoft has given a makeover to its Bing video search feature. According to the Verge, new features include larger, easier-to-identify video thumbnails and the users can even preview videos straight from the results to get an idea of what they are looking at. For that, the users just have to move their cursor over a result to watch a small bit of the video. More →
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ICC World Cup 2015: Microsoft Bing predicts India to lose against South Africa

By on February 22, 2015 at 12:12 AM.

ICC World Cup 2015: Microsoft Bing predicts India to lose against South Africa

Microsoft's Bing search engine had created a reputation for itself during the FIFA Football World Cup 2014 by correctly predicting outcomes of most games but one. It brought back memories of Paul the Octopus for its accurate predictions. It managed to predict 15 out of 16 games, and only missed out on the last game that was played for the third place. More →
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Facebook dumps Microsoft’s Bing in favor of its revamped Graph Search

By on December 13, 2014 at 11:05 AM.

Facebook dumps Microsoft’s Bing in favor of its revamped Graph Search

Facebook has stopped using Microsoft’s Bing search engine on its social networking website. The move, confirmed by a company’s spokesperson to Reuters, comes days after the social juggernaut revamped  its own search offerings. More →

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Bing and Yahoo fighting to become Safari’s default search engine as Google-Apple deal nears expiration: Report

By on November 26, 2014 at 9:51 AM.

Bing and Yahoo fighting to become Safari’s default search engine as Google-Apple deal nears expiration: Report

As Google’s deal with Apple to have the former as the default search provider on Safari is approaching expiration (2015), both Microsoft and Yahoo are fighting over who replaces the search giant, reports The Information. More →
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Microsoft Bing updated with HD backgrounds, image captions, and easy access to Office

By on November 21, 2014 at 2:32 PM.

Microsoft Bing updated with HD backgrounds, image captions, and easy access to Office

Microsoft has announced major changes and new features for its search engine Bing. The company is now including a new full HD daily background image, which comes with information captions, in addition to a quick shortcut to Microsoft products tools, and user’s ability to customize the news on the bottom. More →
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Android phones using Bing under threat

By on February 18, 2014 at 3:41 PM.

Android phones using Bing under threat

Cyber security sleuths have alerted Android users against a suspicious activity being detected in the commonly used search engine 'Bing'. Terming the severity of the malfunction as “medium”, the Indian cyberspace security agencies have alerted users that a possible attack of the virus could “compromise” sensitive information of the owner stored on the phone. More →
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Even Windows Phone users refuse to search with Bing

By on January 16, 2014 at 1:46 PM.

Even Windows Phone users refuse to search with Bing

It doesn’t seem likely that Microsoft plans to give up on Bing anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean its customers are following suit. According to a tweet from Kantar Worldreport, Windows Phone users only resorted to searching with the default engine 52 percent of the time in Q4 2013. More →
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Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif most searched Indians on Bing in 2013

By on December 2, 2013 at 5:47 PM.

Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif most searched Indians on Bing in 2013

As we near the end of the year, Bing has published a report on the most searched terms in 2013. This report covers trends in 12 countries from around the globe including India, where some of the most searched terms include Salman Khan, Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli among others. More →
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Microsoft updates Bing Maps adding more than 13 million square kilometers of aerial imagery

By on September 7, 2013 at 12:50 PM.

Microsoft updates Bing Maps adding more than 13 million square kilometers of aerial imagery

It’s been a year since Microsoft last gave its Bing maps a major update. Now, the Redmond-based company has given its native mapping app another major update, which adds 13 million square kilometers (or 5 million square miles) of aerial imagery. More →
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Microsoft integrates Facebook in Bing search results

By on May 11, 2012 at 4:55 AM.

Microsoft integrates Facebook in Bing search results

Microsoft has announced the biggest update to its Bing search engine since its launch in 2009. The new Bing search will integrate a user's Facebook friend list and make it frictionless to connect search results with checking friends who can be of help for individual search queries. More →
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