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Where would we be without Bing, or specifically, any search engine? Search engines help us with everything and now the Bing team wants to help you get your act together for Thanksgiving.
The Bing homepage has added the option of high-definition backgrounds/wallpaper downloads, better captions, a carousel style news feed and easy access to Office Online applications.
Microsoft has had a rough time this week when it comes to outages with Azure, the Windows Store and even Bing being knocked offline which is an alarming trend the company can't afford to continue.
Mozilla has announced a significant shift in their browser strategy that has seen them team up with Google for searching but that comes to an end as Yahoo! will now be the default engine.
Conversations are taking place inside of Microsoft are discussing open sourcing parts of its Bing search engine but SEO wizards need to relax as this won't help them out.
Microsoft's prediction engine took up the challenge of trying to predict the winners of the recent US elections and now that the votes are in, it turns out that Bing was correct 95% of the time.
A couple of days after rolling out an update to Bing to allow users to perform searches using emoji, Microsoft has added another feature to its search engine, making it easier to find animated GIFs.
Bing has announced a new feature that allows you to search with emojis. The feature, which is now live for English speaking markets, lets you find content by simply typing in the emoji.
Thanks to an update released on Patch Tuesday, IE11 has been updated with new functionality on the 'new tab' page that brings with it search functionality that looks similar to Chrome.
Google's chairman, Eric Schmidt, has said that the company's biggest search rival is Amazon and not Bing, which is surely a blow to the ego of the team behind Microsoft's search engine.
The team behind Bing has built a new political hub for the upcoming election that aims to help you keep abreast of the election cycle - and it will also put its prediction engine to work too.
Microsoft is pushing out small updates to many of its MSN Apps as well as the Windows Phone Store itself which now features a redesigned featured app section. Most of these updates are automatic.
Finding a movie to watch in the theater is not a hard task but Bing is working to make the process even easier when you search for a showtime by providing a carousel of the movies in your area.
Microsoft has pushed out an update for all of its Bing apps that switches the name to MSN which signals the relaunch of the MSN brand and allows Bing to focus on its search service.
From bendy iPhones and the iOS mess, to Xbox One, Galaxy Notes, the cheapest Windows 8.1 tablet ever and The Fappening (Pt II), we look back at highlights from this week's top news on Neowin.
We known this was coming for a while now but according to the latest reports Bing apps will be rebranded under the MSN moniker starting next week alongside the launch of the new MSN.com website.
Some users are seeing in-app notifications on the Bing Finance app, stating that it will soon be renamed to MSN Money, and the other Bing apps will soon come under the MSN brand too.
Microsoft is building Cortana in to Windows 9 and the thinking behind this move is profound, as the company hopes to use the digital assistant to nudge more users towards its mobile platform.
Before voters in Scotland cast their ballots yesterday in a referendum on independence from the UK, Bing predicted that the 'no' vote would win, and the Union would stand - and it was right. Again.
Microsoft has overhauled the image search experience on Bing by introducing a new design, features and some under-the-hood improvements to provide high quality results as a top priority.
For those who have not been watching the nightly news, there is a big vote coming up in Scotland where that country could leave the United Kingdom and become an independent country.
Germany has stated that they feel Google should be more open about its search engine formula since they have a dominant position in the market, but you can bet Google will push back.
Microsoft is revamping its MSN homepage, offering users easier access to their interests, and rebranding the Bing apps in the process. The new MSN integrates all of Microsoft's online services.
Following a lawsuit from Getty Images over copyright infringement, Microsoft has bit the bullet and removed the beta version of its Bing Image Widget, which allowed site owners to easily embed media.
Getty Images is suing Microsoft over its Bing Image Widget, claiming that the online tool facilitates a "massive infringement" of copyrighted images, and insisting that it be disabled immediately.
Over the past couple of days, we have gotten a couple of tips about different styles of layouts that Bing is currently testing and we have posted what they look like after the jump.
After a near-flawless record in predicting winners at the FIFA World Cup this summer, Cortana is now turning her attentions to the NFL, as the new football season gets under way tomorrow.
Microsoft is touting that Bing has surpassed 100 cities that have Streestside and 3D imagery support; a notable achievement in the highly competitive mapping services market.
Microsoft has released a new extension for Visual Studio that brings together the Sample Browser and Bing Coder search extension to make it easier to find and reuse code snippets.
Microsoft has pushed out another update for Bing that brings Cortana-like functionality to the search service that will likely help interactions with the search engine feel more natural.
Earlier this year, the US government relaxed the rules on high-definition satellite imaging and because of this, Google and Bing maps will soon look even shaper once a new satellite launches.
Microsoft has released a new app to the iTunes app store called "SNIPP3T" to give users the latest scoop on their favourite celebrities along with the ability to follow them on social media.
Microsoft has been able to get Bing services used on all of the major operating systems and even Twitter was using the platform for translation services but it looks like that experiment might be over
Microsoft is rolling out new features for Bing today and one of them will make it a lot easier for you to find your next download by avoiding pitfalls caused by spammy websites.
Microsoft's search engine, Bing, has continued to grow in market share and for June, it has climbed once again as Yahoo has hit a new low for usage share but Google is still the top player.
Microsoft has launched a form allowing European individuals to request that certain results be removed from its Bing search engine, in compliance with the EU 'right to be forgotten' ruling.
Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant powered by Bing on Windows Phone 8.1, ended the World Cup having correctly predicted the winners of 15 out of the final 16 games of the tournament.
Microsoft has announced a range of improvements to some of its Bing Apps for Windows Phone 8.1, including single sign-in for Microsoft Accounts, and new features in Bing News, Food & Drink and Travel.
Microsoft says it will soon provide a form to accept removal requests for Bing search results under the European 'right to be forgotten' ruling, but exactly how soon it will launch remains unclear.
Before the World Cup started, Microsoft turned its prediction engine towards the global soccer event and has been quite accurate at accurately picking the results for each match.
Microsoft, like Google, also sells advertisements on its Bing search engine, and the company is reporting today that the service is growing at a faster rate, and mobile ads are hot right now.
Bing has added two new features just in time for summer that will cater to those who want to catch some online courses or books during the off-season. The new feature will be available starting today.
Microsoft has finally released its long-awaited Bing Rewards app for Windows Phone, five months after promising that support for the rewards program was "coming soon to Windows Phone devices".
Bing has primarily been focused on US users but a new job posting shows that Microsoft is about to improve the quality of its service around the world and hopefully grab more market share.
Microsoft's Bing search engine is not yet compliant with the European court ruling to allow users to be 'forgotten' but the company has offered up a statement on its planned rollout of the feature.
Microsoft is using its Bing prediction service to take a shot at figuring out who will win each match of the World Cup that kicks off this week. Make the jump to see how to use the feature.
Bing Desktop delivers easy access to better search results no matter what you are doing -- inline while reading a doc or simply typing and clicking into an always present search box.
Bing is celebrating its fifth year anniversary with a homepage gallery and brief synopsis of its five year evolution. Behind Google and Yahoo, Bing is the youngest of the three largest search engines.
In a move to distance itself from Google, default web searches for OS X 10.10 will use Bing in a move which builds upon the relationship Microsoft and Apple have been building over the past few years.