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Indian Premier League 2015

Bing and Cortana are ready for the Indian Premier League 2015

The eight edition of the Indian Premier League, the premier club tournament of Twenty20 cricket, is upon us, and sure enough Bing and Cortana are ready for it. Microsoft offered similar extensive coverage for the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. You can find the schedule of all...
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Microsoft wants your input on how to make Bing better with new UserVoice forum

Microsoft is once again asking for feedback from the public on how to improve one of its products or services. This week, it launched the Bing Listens UserVoice forum to get input on how the company might improve its search service. This is just the latest addition to the Microsoft UserVoice...
Oscars

Bing correctly predicts most of the winners at this year's Oscars

Following the Super Bowl, Grammy and Cricket World Cup predictions, the Bing team announced predictions for this year's Oscars last week. With the awards ceremony coming to a close, let's take a look at how the search engine fared. As you can see, Bing correctly predicted most of the winners...
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Bing is offering predictions for the winner of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

Bing is offering predictions for the winner of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

A few weeks ago, Microsoft helped to relaunch the official Eurovision Song Contest apps for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1. Now, the company's Bing search engine is trying its best to offer predictions on which country will win the contest. Currently, the Bing Predicts website does not list...
Mobile Friendly Bing

Bing now highlights mobile-friendly websites in search results

Microsoft has updated Bing to make the search engine highlight mobile-friendly websites in search results. Should you be searching on your mobile, the last thing you need to experience is a slow-loading website with horrific desktop navigation. The company has added a new "mobile-friendly" tag...
Who's the next American Idol? Just ask Bing who is correct 90 percent of the time

Who's the next American Idol? Just ask Bing who is correct 90 percent of the time

Bing's prediction engine is a work in progress and Microsoft appears to be expanding the data-driven service. Starting this morning, some users were noticing some predictions for the popular singing show appearing in Cortana's results for a search on American Idol. For our attempt, we just...
NASCAR Bing

Microsoft's Bing engine is now predicting NASCAR and NBA playoffs results

After predicting most of the 2015 Oscar winners and doing very well in the NCAA basketball playoffs brackets. Microsoft's Bing engine is now offering its picks for who will win future NASCAR races along with the current NBA pro basketball playoffs. Microsoft says that so far, the Bing engine...
Yahoo scores favorable terms in re-negotiated Bing search deal

Yahoo scores favorable terms in re-negotiated Bing search deal

Thanks to an SEC document filed earlier today, some of the details surrounding the re-negotiated deal for Yahoo to use Bing search engine results have come out. Under the new terms, Yahoo will now only depend on Microsoft for 51% of its search results and ads, leaving the door open for Yahoo...
Bing

Bing's desktop search market share now at 20 percent, according to comScore

In its monthly analysis of the U.S. desktop search segment, comScore found that Bing crossed the 20 percent threshold in terms of market share for the first time in March 2015. The numbers highlight the steadily growing presence of Microsoft's search engine in the U.S. When taken into account...
Yahoo and Microsoft

Renewed: Yahoo gets more flexibility in their revised Bing search deal with Microsoft

Microsoft and Yahoo have renewed their agreement to have the Bing search engine used on Yahoo's site. However, the deal now has a couple of major changes that could benefit Yahoo in the long run. Yahoo's press release revealed the two major changes in their partnership with Microsoft, which...
Bing Image Search is now better than ever

Bing Image Search update makes finding related and bigger images even faster

Bing Image Search has been updated with a number of tools that make it easier and faster than ever to find exactly what you're looking for. The updates to Bing's image searching tools include related searches, bigger images, and even store results that sell the thing that's in the image, all...
Indian Premier League 2015

Bing and Cortana are ready for the Indian Premier League 2015

The eight edition of the Indian Premier League, the premier club tournament of Twenty20 cricket, is upon us, and sure enough Bing and Cortana are ready for it. Microsoft offered similar extensive coverage for the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. You can find the schedule of all...
Bing

Microsoft and Getty Images make nice, Bing and Cortana to use Getty's photos

Microsoft and Getty Images have formed a new partnership that will allow Microsoft to use the catalog of photos from Getty in its products and services such as Bing and Cortana. The multi-year agreement is a nice conclusion to an image copyright issue that caused Getty to file a lawsuit against...

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