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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.
The Bing team has refined its image search interface to make it easier for users to find photos with specific qualities through touch input instead of typing.
After weeks of speculation hinting that Yahoo might soon end its search partnership with Microsoft, the two companies have finally renewed their agreement, albeit with a few changes.
Bing's Image Search now features a subtle redesign that offers quite a few improvements, showing Microsoft's continued commitment to bringing relevant and high quality search results to its users.
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Although the partnership hasn't been officially dissolved, Yahoo and Microsoft have opted to extend the deadline of their search engine partnership allowing more time for negotiation.
Try searching for Bing or Microsoft ads on Google, and Google Adwords will not-so-helpfully display a seemingly legitimate but very sophisticated phishing site. Browser beware.
Microsoft is currently working on a new maps app for Bing and if you want to test it out, it appears that you will not have to wait too long as a landing page is already available.
A few months ago, we posted that Microsoft was going to launch a new product called Distill and today, the company has opened up the platform for consumers to use but you need an invite.
We often here from our readers that Bing, outside the US, is not a great experience. If you fall into this group and want to help improve the engine, Microsoft has a new uservoice site for you.
Microsoft released their predictions for the 2015 Academy Awards using the power of Cortana and Bing and nearly all of those have been correct with better success in top categories.
Improving upon its search engine, Bing now makes catering, comparing hotels and making reservations extremely easy for users. The service is quite efficient and works well in supported regions.
Microsoft's special deal for users of Bing Rewards is now available globally. All you need to do to receive 100 GB of free OneDrive storage is sign into your Microsoft account and click a link.
Microsoft has been on a bit of a roll lately with its prediction service at Bing, and now it is taking the bold step of naming the award winners before the ceremony even takes place.
A report claims that Microsoft's Windows with Bing program, designed to give OEMs zero-cost Windows licenses, may soon be limited to devices with screens under fourteen inches.
If you want extra space for your OneDrive account, Microsoft is giving away 100GB for free for two years if you sign up to receive promotional emails from the company.