Bing blogs

This is a place devoted to giving you deeper insight
into the news, trends, people and technology behind Bing.

Site Blogs

Site Blogs
A description has not yet been added to this group.
Results for bing
View more results: All Community | Site Blogs
  • Blog Post: Deciding on a Movie? Real Steel Packs a Punch

    Today Real Steel hits theaters, a classic story pitting the innovative challenger with heart, against an entrenched incumbent. A movie we can get behind. Starring Hugh Jackman, Real Steel follows a boxer who is forced to retire as people are replaced in the ring by robots. When he has difficulty...
  • Blog Post: Bing on Xbox: You are The Controller

    The future living room does more than give you great entertainment; it helps you find what you’re looking for and helps you decide what to enjoy. It gives you simplicity, discovery and personal choice. Today at E3, we are excited to preview a new way for people to find movies, games, music and...
  • Blog Post: 8 Ways to Search on Windows 8: The Travel App

    We’re back with our 6 th installment of 8 ways to search on Windows 8. Today we’re going to delve into The Travel app which lets you explore more than 3,000 destinations from all over the world. The Travel App brings together everything you need to plan your next trip including in-depth articles...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 8 and Bing

    Today, we took the wraps off of Windows Phone 8 designed from the ground up to keep you closer to what matters most. You can read more about the release here. We wanted to highlight a few of our favorite features (some you’re probably familiar with and some are new or improved) that showcase...
  • Blog Post: Bing and Klout Partner to Strengthen Social Search and Online Influence

    In May we introduced sidebar, bringing you relevant information from friends, experts and enthusiasts across social networks to help you find anything from technical tips and restaurant advice to the latest media buzz – right within Bing. Since then, we’ve added new partners and expanded...
  • Blog Post: Facebook Friends Now Fueling Faster Decisions on Bing

    At Bing, our mission is to help you make faster, more informed decisions. We designed a new way to experience search, focusing on great design, task completion, instant answers, and vertical categories like shopping and travel to help you make decisions faster. While we’ve made great strides in...
  • Blog Post: The Walking Dead: Stagger-On Role Sweepstakes Presented by Bing

    Now, you too can be a zombie on The Walking Dead. Bing is celebrating the season premiere of this the break out show with a spooky new video, which will air during the premier of The Walking Dead, and sponsoring a contest where you can channel your inner zombie to appear on an upcoming episode. ...
  • Blog Post: Don’t Get Scroogled: Bing Launches Campaign for Honest Search to Help Shoppers this Holiday Season

    That Holiday Feeling Even after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you might walk the halls around your office at lunchtime and still find a lot of your colleagues shopping online for the holidays. And they’ll be in good company. This year, according to shop.org, online sales will jump 12% over...
  • Blog Post: Bing says G’day Mate from Sydney Australia!

    Some folks take coals to Newcastle – I take beer bottle openers to Australia . Though I’m officially on vacation, we Bing folks never really rest, especially when there’s an opportunity to spread Bing love via beer. Constant vigilance is our watchword! So the place I got to share...
  • Blog Post: Show Your Soccer Team Pride with the New Fan Flair App on Facebook

    Today is the official kick off of the 2010 FIFA World Cup ! And we thought what better way to show your team pride then to deck yourself out in your team’s colors and share it with your friends. No matter what team you are rooting for over the next few weeks you can show your pride with our...
  • Blog Post: With Over 12.9 million Votes, Bing Pulse Delivers the Largest Interactive State of the Union Experience in History

    Last night, millions of Americans tuned into President Obama’s State of the Union address – and Bing stood alone in giving people a rare opportunity to give real-time feedback and access live social data at Bing.com/Politics . Powered by Bing search technology and its unique social search...
  • Blog Post: Wishing Dr. Richard Bing a Happy 100th Birthday

    Today we are celebrating the 100 th birthday of a very special man and it all started with a fax to Mich Mathews, our SVP of Marketing. I’ll admit it was a little strange – it came from a man named Dr. Richard Bing who said he was 99 years old and would love to do something with us since...
  • Blog Post: Bing Social Results Arrive on iPad Today

    Earlier this week , we started rolling out a new streamlined design for our social sidebar feature making it easier to find people who are relevant to your search based on what they’ve shared, blogged or tweeted about. In a glance you can now see what friends, experts and enthusiasts have shared...
  • Blog Post: Start Doing More Now: Try the New Bing Today

    Last week at the Search Summit in San Francisco, we showcased a brand new way to search that is designed to help you interact with friends and take action without compromising the core search experience. Starting today, people in the United States can give it a try at www.bing.com/new . Since most...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Schema.org: Bing, Google and Yahoo Unite to Build the Web of Objects

    We’ve been talking for a while about the need to rethink the search experience to better reflect both the changing web and advancing user habits. One of the biggest challenges and opportunities we see is to literally create a high-definition proxy of the physical world inside of Bing. In other...
  • Blog Post: Bing for iPhone Update

    Today we’re stoked to have an update to the Bing app for iPhone and iPod Touch for all of you. There are a few new features to tell you about – some of which you’ll see right on the new home page. Social – Now you can connect your Facebook and Twitter accounts and see combined...
  • Blog Post: The sound of found: Bing!

    This morning, Steve Ballmer is speaking at the D Conference where he’s unveiling our new search service — named Bing. Bing is rolling out internally to Microsoft employees worldwide today and will be available to you and your friends in the coming days. We spent lots of time listening...
  • Blog Post: Win a Trip to See Jason Mraz Live at Sundance 2012

    Last week, we asked you to share your favorite film with us for a chance to win a trip for you and a friend to The Sundance Film Festival 2012. Today, we’re proud to announce that Jason Mraz will be performing at Sundance. For all of our loyal followers who are also Mraz fans, we are hosting a...
  • Blog Post: Jumpstart your Spring with Havaianas and Bing

    Spring is officially here! To kick it off right, we’re partnering with Havaianas. To get you in the spirit, we are giving away a pair of Havaianas ® Espadrille shoes to three of our lucky Twitter followers. Today, those of you who retweet certain tweets from the @Bing handle will...
  • Blog Post: Bing cashback 101

    It’s been just over a year since we introduced cashback and a lot has happened in that time. We’ve added offers, merchants, and even changed our name to Bing cashback (although some suggested “Bing Bling”). With all the activity this year, we thought it was a good time to revisit...
  • Blog Post: Smart Motion Preview and SafeSearch

    One of the things we noticed in looking at how customers use search is the number of times people clicked the Back button in their browser soon after clicking on a search result. When we dug into this, we found that people who clicked on the Back button quickly often did so because they were disappointed...
  • Blog Post: Exploring Your Friends’ Photos Just Got Easier

    At Bing, we are constantly looking for ways to improve the search experience based on how you are using the product. Last year we introduced Friends’ Photos, letting you quickly find that special photo (out of your friends’ thousands) on Facebook. Today we are rolling out a new experience...
  • Blog Post: Bing is for Doing: Theophilus London’s Story

    Following his widely buzzed about performance at the Bing Bar at the Sundance Film Festival, Theophilus London and Bing are unveiling the next stage of their collaboration today. London, a songwriter, rapper, and designer has performed at several Bing- hosted events and we are currently sponsoring his...
  • Blog Post: Bing Seeks to Drive Innovation with Bing Fund

    At Microsoft, we have tremendous respect for the talent, ingenuity, and passion of entrepreneurs. Where other people see merely interesting ideas, entrepreneurs see possibilities for making the world work better. Many talented people come up with game-changing ideas, but it takes an entrepreneurial spirit...
  • Blog Post: Bing at the Summit with Eric Larsen

    If you have been following along with Eric Larsen’s Save the Poles expedition you would know that he was on his way up to the summit of Mt. Everest to complete his third and final leg. Well late last week Eric made it to the Summit. Eric has now been to the South Pole, the North Pole and the Summit...