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Could Apple ditch Google and launch its own search engine in 2015?

Could Apple ditch Google and launch its own search engine in 2015?

By 17 hours ago

Yahoo and Microsoft's Bing are reportedly in talks with Apple, hoping to win the coveted default search provider spot on iPhone and iPad. While some reports are weighing the technicalities as well as which one could disrupt Apple and Google's search partnership,... >>

Bing search now understands context so results are like conversations

Bing search now understands context so results are like conversations

By 13 August 2014

Bing is a little more like Google today in that it will maintain context through search queries, enabling you to have a conversation-like search experience. Contextual search works by algorithmically trying to determine what you really meant to search... >>

Bing's homepage adds personalised cards to take on Google Now

Bing's homepage adds personalised cards to take on Google Now

By 16 April 2014

Microsoft wants you to know that Bing is just as powerful as Google. And it's not talking about search; it's talking about serving up information that matters to you. Bing has rolled out a new feature for the homepage: personalised cards. You've heard... >>

Microsoft brings Bing Health & Fitness app to Windows Phone for handy tracking

Microsoft brings Bing Health & Fitness app to Windows Phone for handy tracking

By 17 February 2014

Microsoft launched its Bing Health & Fitness app on Windows Phone 8, after its launch with Windows 8.1 last year. It marks the final Windows 8.1 app to be brought over to the Windows Phone platform, and a beta version is now available on the Windows... >>

Microsoft strikes deal with Foursquare to incorporate its data in Windows Phone and Bing

Microsoft strikes deal with Foursquare to incorporate its data in Windows Phone and Bing

By 4 February 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's first day on the job includes inking a deal with location-based social network Foursquare. Under the agreement, Microsoft has licensed Foursquare's places database for use in its products and services. "So in the near future,... >>

Bing New Music Video Search makes it easier to find the songs you like

Bing New Music Video Search makes it easier to find the songs you like

By 12 November 2013

Bing has introduced a new feature to its video search functionality, designed to help users find the music they most like. New Music Video Search lets users search for over 70,000 artists or particular music videos and then be presented with other options... >>

Bing's special Halloween homepage beats animated Google doodle hands down

Bing's special Halloween homepage beats animated Google doodle hands down

By 31 October 2013

We're fully used to seeing a Google doodle appear at this time of year, and we thought the latest interactive animation was a corker until we spied what Bing has done to celebrate Halloween. Google has a claymation witch brewing a potion into which you... >>

Microsoft Bing It On campaign targets 'habitual' Brits

Microsoft Bing It On campaign targets 'habitual' Brits

By 10 October 2013

Microsoft's Bing it On campaign has launched in the UK, giving Brits the chance to use Bingiton.com, which launched in the US last year, and compare Bing’s search results to Google’s. Microsoft conducted a survey recently and found the UK is a habitual... >>

Microsoft brings new Bing video search experience to the UK

Microsoft brings new Bing video search experience to the UK

By 27 September 2013

Bing video search in the UK has caught up with the US version, with a redesign that introduces pop-up windows that show previews of the clips you searched for, and more. Designed from the ground up, the new Bing video search also shows expanded information... >>

Microsoft's new Bing logo shown off with redesigned search page

Microsoft's new Bing logo shown off with redesigned search page

By 17 September 2013

Hot on the heels of Yahoo's recent logo redesign, Microsoft has decided to introduce a new logo and new look for Bing that's been in the making for quite some time. Microsoft said it conducted hundreds of studies to look at motion, font, colour, size... >>