Public outrage forced Microsoft into an apology after its Bing Translator began to equate Saudi Arabia with ISIS in some of its translations. The company fixed the mistake in a few hours.
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The viral video that's been floating around for the last day suggesting that Google is altering search results when users search for Hillary Clinton has turned out to be untrue.
Microsoft researchers have developed algorithms that can parse search data and queries and detect whether a user has pancreatic cancer. The research was published in the Journal of Oncology Practice.
In a collaborative effort, Microsoft seeks to evolve the whack-a-mole approach to dealing with online terrorist content toward a proactive and automated means of identification.
From OnePlus 3 and Xbox 95, to Microsoft's Health, Amazon's big failures, Nokia's smartphone resurgence, and Google's (not so) fine in Europe, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The search engine market share for April 2016 is now available, showing that Bing is slowly creeping up on Google's domination of the market, taking away 0.2% from the search giant in a month.
A Microsoft job listing has revealed that the company is working on a project known as the 'Bing Concierge Bot' - and it sounds a lot like the new Google Assistant announced yesterday.
Microsoft made a change to the Bing Ads User Safety Policy today, declaring that it would no longer accept the promotion of third party online technical support advertisements.
You're probably aware of the Windows Insider Program, and you may even know of the Office Insider Program too. But you can also sign up for the Bing Insiders program, which launched in February.
Searching for that particular image on the go has become easier for iOS users. Bing's iOS app update allows for users to search the web using existing or new images.
Finding the right language for that bit of code could be much easier with the new Bing search tool. Microsoft has released an in-built code editor and searcher for easy translation and use.
A new report shows that Microsoft may be interested in backing bids to buy Yahoo. It is no secret that the firm's core business is for sale, and the two companies have had a longstanding partnership.
After announcing that HERE maps would stop working on Windows 10 Mobile devices this summer, Microsoft is now promising to bring improvements to its own mapping solution to help out its users.
Bing has rolled out improvements to its image search functionality on the web, in Microsoft Office, and Edge, including an updated search experience and an "Ask Cortana" option for images on webpages.
Microsoft launched a new advertisement network today called the Bing Network. The Bing Network will bring new logos, new photography styles, and new color to the Bing brand. Video included.
Microsoft has released major updates to its Bing search engine mobile apps for Android and iOS. The updates are focused mainly on providing tools to help save their users money.
After accurately predicting over 95% of the winners in the 2014 US mid-terms, Microsoft has revealed that it expects Trump and Clinton to be the big winners in February's caucuses and primaries.
After more than two years since unveiling a new logo for the Bing search engine, Microsoft is updating its look again, bringing a minor update to its color scheme, and small changes to the logo.
AOL has fully transitioned to using the Bing search engine for its queries. This means that Microsoft now sits around the 30% mark in terms of desktop search market share in the USA.
Teams from across Microsoft have been working together to make NORAD's Santa-tracker more fun and engaging than ever before, with a wide range of festive features for kids of all ages.
Microsoft is hoping to offer "clarity and insight for a better understanding" of the race to the White House, with new tools to help keep track of the candidates and their positions on the big issues.
Microsoft has published a selection of highlights showcasing some of the top searches of the year on Bing, along with insights into how various world events influenced what people searched for.
You'll now have access on Bing Maps to 35,000 cameras across 11 countries to plan your journey, and in combination with the Clearflow traffic algorithm, you should know what time you'll arrive too.
The 're-imagined' Bing app brings a new look and a fresh approach to mobile search. We take a closer look at the thinking behind the app, including insights from Microsoft's Ryan Gavin, GM of Search.
Microsoft has launched a new Bing app for iOS, which it says has been rebuilt "from the ground up" for an improved experience, with less emphasis on just searching, and a focus on 'finding and doing'.
Cortana and Bing have added some specialized costume, decoration, and snack suggestions for indecisive users this Halloween, as well as some spooky updates to Bing Maps and the Bing homepage.
Following Yahoo's deal with Microsoft ending their exclusivity with their services, the company has now partnered with Google, to power some of its web and image search results and search ads.
In a recent partnership between Microsoft and companies in China, Baidu, a Chinese search and services company, is set to become the default search engine and homepage on Microsoft's browser, Edge.
According to the latest data from comScore, Bing usage has increased by 1% in the mid of August, which is considerably less than the 15% increase which the general manager of Bing Ads Group predicted.
After months of feedback, it looks like the Bing team has addressed some of the more commonly requested fixes in its Bing Maps Preview. Check out the Bing Maps Preview and be sure to leave feedback.
Microsoft is currently trying to discourage Windows 10 users from trying Google Chrome and Firefox. If a web search about the two are done, a notification is displayed suggesting the use of Edge.
After bringing 'Pong' to its Bing search results last month, Microsoft is evidently still feeling nostalgic, as there's now a playable Bing version of mobile gaming classic 'Snake' too.
Bing's latest Android app reads the screen of any app you're in and shows related info in a pop-up. Bing also releases a developer API to make it even better.
BlackBerry's upcoming Android flagship - which features a Galaxy S6 edge-style dual-curved display - has appeared in another leaked image, clearly showing the handset's slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
Microsoft has built a new type of app for consuming the news called NewsCast and currently, it is only available for iOS but you can test it out now thanks to a public facing domain.
Toyota is in the process of notifying Toyota owners who have a vehicle with Entune that Bing will no longer be the engine that powers search on the system, and instead is using a white label product.
Microsoft posted on their User Voice page that Cortana is now integrated with Wolfram Alpha - but it only works for basic math, and it's still using Bing, so is it really integrated?
Microsoft appears to be testing a new navigation bar on its Bing website featuring circular user avatars and a wireframe settings icon, similar to Windows 10.
Bing Predicts has had a fairly good run predicting the winners for different events. This summer the service maintained its prediction accuracy dominance and will attempt to continue the run in fall.
Uber recently acquired mapping technology from Microsoft, but it seems its bid to buy Nokia's HERE platform has failed, as the Finnish company reportedly favors a bid from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz.
Microsoft has overhauled Bing Maps with an updated interface and new features; you can try out updated service today by opting into the Bing Maps Preview.
Microsoft's Bing team has apparently been feeling a bit nostalgic lately, having added an in-browser version of classic video game Pong to its search site, which you can play now.
Microsoft has released a video made by the Bing team to celebrate the services' birthday. The video is a pretty emotional one, featuring a father helping his daughter through a difficult time.
Uber and Microsoft have confirmed that some of Bing's assets have been sold to Uber but this does not mean that Microsoft is planning to leave the mapping marketplace.
Microsoft's Bing homepage is a revolving repository of high quality images that greets users ever day and now the company is adding a new dimension to the video and pictures, audio support.
Microsoft has announced that starting this summer, all searches on Bing will be encrypted which will give users another layer of protection on the web but they are a bit late to the party.
Earlier today, Microsoft's search engine, Bing, results were knocked offline for about 15 minutes which impacted not only its search results but Yahoo's too; Cortana was impacted as well.
As mobile search traffic continues to grow at a rapid pace, Bing's algorithm gets a much needed feature to help users find relevant results that are also optimized for display on their mobile device.
If you are planning to buy a new Surface 3, this week is a good time as the company is offering 2000 Bing Rewards points with your purchase, but don't wait too long - the offer ends on May 4th.
Google remains the largest search provider by a long way, but Bing is continuing to grow - and the latest figures reveal that Microsoft's search engine now accounts for 20.1% of US desktop searches.