An IQ test designed to test the artificial intelligence of search engines placed Google AI well above Bing and Siri, though its results are still only a little less than those of a six-year-old.
According to sources, Apple has changed the default provider of its web searches from Bing to Google. This change applies for web searches on Siri, Spotlight for Mac, and Search inside iOS.
A recent study by security firm McAfee regarding celebrities that generate the most dangerous web results reveal Avril Lavigne at the top of the list, which is reportedly caused by free mp3 searches.
Bing will automatically show you if a story is "true" or "false" right on the search page for sites that support schema.org ClaimReview markup. This will work for sites such as Snopes, Politico etc.
After many evolutions, the search engine from Microsoft not only became profitable; but recent data shows it grabbing an ever increasing chunk from its biggest rival when it comes to market share.
Microsoft inadvertently published a photo that included a sandy phallus on its Bing homepage yesterday, but later Photoshopped the image - but the Bing dong has popped up again today on BA's homepage.
In a recent note to investors, Bernstein analysts noted that Apple could be in danger of losing a golden goose if Google becomes confident enough to believe Apple wouldn't jump to Bing.
Microsoft has been busy over the summer to refine and improve Bing Maps, bringing support for ground overlays, the ability to import and export popular spatial file formats, birdseye maps, and more.
From OnePlus jelly and OneDrive woes, to Nokia cameras, Bing's new look, a phone with no battery, uTorrent games, and Microsoft's Modern mess, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has released a major update for its Bing Search app on Android, with a new design, "simplified experience", more customization features, and the ability to search and save animated gifs.
Microsoft seems to be in the process of testing out a new design for its search engine, Bing, with some inspiration taken from their biggest competitor and the dominant player, Google Search.
Microsoft is currently testing a new update to the Cortana UI on the Windows 10 desktop that allows the virtual assistant to show Bing results directly on your desktop, without opening a browser.
Microsoft has announced this week some new features to its search engine. Bing now supports bots on the search page, eSports coverage, and improved search for hiking and camping places.
Microsoft Rewards has launched in the UK, offering members the ability to collect points from store purchases, Bing web searches, and surfing the web with its Edge browser, in exchange for freebies.
Microsoft announced a new version of Windows 10 today, called Windows 10 S, which is aimed at the educational market, but it won't let you change your default web browser or search engine.
Microsoft has released the latest update for its Bing Search app on Android devices, adding new travel features, warnings about malicious sites, improvements to the app's performance, and more.
In a deal between Microsoft, Google, the British Phonographic Industry and the Motion Picture Association, the search engine providers have vowed to demote piracy results in the UK by June 1, 2017.
The Bing Maps team has announced that users from 55 countries now have access to real-time traffic info, and some to traffic incident data. This includes users of the Windows 10 Maps app.
Microsoft is bringing three of its 25 Cognitive Services to general availability. The company will be releasing Custom Speech Service, Content Moderator, and Bing Speech API to developers.
The digital solutions firm is expanding its partnership with Microsoft's Search engine. Apart from display ads, ZIRCA will also act as Bing's sales partner for search advertising sales in India.
Microsoft has signed a multi-year agreement to use HERE location data and services in products such as Cortana and Bing, including access to real-time traffic information and live public transit data.
The Bing team added new features to its 2016 Election Experience with a 'Campaign Landscape' tab that focuses on predicting elections results, campaign spending data and search interest statistics.
With 2016's Primetime Emmy Awards just around the corner, Microsoft has announced new features for its Bing search engine, including curated lists and predictions for movies, TV shows and books.
Apple's new Messages comes with support for animated gifs, bringing the service in line with its competitors. But on some searches, the service - powered by Bing - returns some rather racy results.
"Hailing on all frequencies!” Star Trek celebrated its 50th anniversary last week, and today Microsoft is offering a chance to earn rewards using the Microsoft Rewards program.
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.
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.