Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, now shows Australians up-to-date weather information in search results after a series of changes announced by the company late last week.
In an effort to create more synergy between its products, Microsoft’s search platform Bing has announced that Office 365 Premium is now available to users. The five apps included in the add-on for the newly launched Office 365 and Office 2013 make it easier for users to insert information and images directly from Bing searches into their documents.
Bing has a bit of an image problem and despite its best efforts, Microsoft claims, many people still have the perception that Google is simply “better.” To combat this, the company is launching its Bing It On challenge today. The challenge is essentially a Pepsi Challenge for search results.
Oh Bing, all ye searchers, visual and triumphant, oh search ye, oh search ye, visually with Bing. Come and besearch Bing, be the King of Bing, O come, let us adore Bing, O come let us adore Bing, O come let us adore Bing, Christ this intro’s a stretch.
Microsoft knows how to build platforms, so when it announces a new one, it’s worth taking a closer look. Until last week, Microsoft mostly wanted you to think of Bing as a search engine that could compete with Google. At its Build developer conference, however, the company made a surprise announcement: Bing is now also a developer platform.
Well, here’s another reason to care about your Klout score (and, y’know, actually create an account on Klout) — the company, which aims to measure social media influence, is announcing a prominent new integration with Microsoft’s search engine Bing.
About a year ago, Klout took a strategic investment from Microsoft and said it was integrating with Bing, for example by incorporati
Microsoft has redesigned Bing’s logo and user interface as it seeks to position the search engine as a developer platform.
Bing’s new logo and search page was designed to fit in with the rest of the visual makeover Microsoft has gradually rolled out for the entire company.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has insisted that one day, the company's Google-battling Bing search engine will actually make money. "Search is going to be an ever-growing share of Microsoft's profits," the big man bellowed - literally bellowed - during a wide-ranging question and answe ...