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Microsoft launches Bing Elections for predicting results of US mid-term vote

Microsoft has been expanding the use of its Bing search database to provide predictions for things like World Cup matches, NFL games and even reality shows. Now Bing has launched a new service that will not only give US residents tons of information about the upcoming mid-term election on...
It's now much easier to find animated GIFs on Bing

It's now much easier to find animated GIFs on Bing

Microsoft has made it easier to find animated GIFs on Bing. GIFs have been added as a type of image in Bing's image search, and you no longer need to sift through your image results to find them. To easily find animated GIFs, under image search select Type. In addition to Photograph, Clipart,...
Cortana for Windows Phone 8.1 adds NFL game predictions via Bing

Cortana for Windows Phone 8.1 adds NFL game predictions via Bing

Microsoft has announced that Windows Phone 8.1 device owners will be able to ask Cortana to predict who will win games in the upcoming 2014 National Football League season, with those predictions powered by Bing. Users of Cortana can simply ask 'Who will win the Seahawks or the Packers?' and...
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MSN redesign may have hurt Bing traffic

Recent comScore numbers have indicated that a recent redesign to the MSN landing page may have hurt Microsoft's web traffic, including Bing's. The hit was hard enough that Microsoft asked comScore to include Skype, Outlook, and all of their other web properties in a revised count by comScore....
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Bing's homepage now shows HD widescreen photos for all users

If you visit Bing's homepage just to check out the image of the day, you will have even more to gaze at starting today. Microsoft has added full HD widescreen (1920×1080) images to the Bing front page for all of the search site's markets worldwide. While the HD home page photos are the most...
'Bing Elections' results are in, accurate in 95 percent of predictions

'Bing Elections' results are accurate in 95 percent of predictions

Last month we reported that Bing was launching 'Bing Elections' in order to predict the results of the U.S. mid-term elections. Well the results are in, and Bing's search database did surprisingly well: its predictions were right in more than 95 percent of all races, and ended up beating out...
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Microsoft takes Bing searchers on a ghostly adventure this Halloween

Microsoft has transformed Bing into a homepage of spooky stories and frightening experiences. The new Bing Halloween 2014 homepage is available and should help everyone get into the searching mood for the nights of terror. Following on from last year, prepare to be greeted by an appropriately...
It's now much easier to find animated GIFs on Bing

It's now much easier to find animated GIFs on Bing

Microsoft has made it easier to find animated GIFs on Bing. GIFs have been added as a type of image in Bing's image search, and you no longer need to sift through your image results to find them. To easily find animated GIFs, under image search select Type. In addition to Photograph, Clipart,...
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Microsoft adds emoji character search support to Bing

Microsoft has added a new feature to its Bing search service that will allow users in English speaking markets to search based on emoji characters for the first time. Microsoft stated that the search is not limited to just finding out the meaning of a particular emoji. Bing can now also...
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Internet Explorer on the desktop now shows Bing search bar on new tab page

Did you install all your updates today on Windows 8.1 for Patch Tuesday? Then you might notice the new tab page looking a little bit different in Internet Explorer. The new tab page now displays a Bing search box right above your frequently visited web pages. Download all the updates you see...
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It's not just you: Bing web search results are currently not working [Update: It's back]

It looks like Microsoft is having some issues with Bing today. At the moment, the Bing.com site is not generating any results when users with their web browsers try to type in search strings. This issue doesn't appear to be affecting Windows Phone devices when they search directly in their...
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Microsoft launches Bing Elections for predicting results of US mid-term vote

Microsoft has been expanding the use of its Bing search database to provide predictions for things like World Cup matches, NFL games and even reality shows. Now Bing has launched a new service that will not only give US residents tons of information about the upcoming mid-term election on...
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Do re mi fa so, full song lyrics now appear in Bing results

Full lyrics are now showing up in your search results page when using Bing. The team over at Bing has launched the new lyric functionality to make sure you can always figure out what exactly that hip hop artist is saying. Over half a million songs now show full lyrics in the results when using...

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